Daily Florida citizen

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Daily Florida citizen
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Lorettus S. Metcalf,.
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September 18, 1894


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Sixteen Thousand Chinese Slain
Injured or Captured.


In the Conflict the Japanese,. While At-
tacking the Front, Formed a Cor-
don, and Finding the Rear Weak,
Swept Everything Before Them.

LONDON, England, Sept. 17.-A Cen-
tral News dispatch from Seoul, dated 6
p. m., September 16, says that a great
battle has been fought at Ping Yang be-
tween the Chinese and Japanese troops,
in which the former were utterly
routed. On Thursday, a Japanese col-
umn from Pong San made a reconnois-
sance in fire, drawing the fire of the
Chinese forts, and ,thus ascertained
their positions. The column then fell
back in good order, with little loss.
By Friday night, all the Japanese
were in position for a combined attack
upon the enemy. The Gen San column
threatened the left flank of the Chinese,
the Pong San column menaced the
Chinese center, while the Hwang-Ju
column operated against the right,
which had been re-enforced the day
before by a detachment of marines
from the fleet at the mouth of the
Taitong River.
The Chinese had utilized the old de-
fenses at Ping Yang and had thrown up
new works, making the position an ex-
.ceptionally strong one.
The Battle Commenced.
The battle was opened on Saturday at
'break by a Japanese cannonade of the
Chinese works, which was continued
without cessation until afternoon, the
thinese responding. The work with the
heavy guns showed good practice.
About 2 o'clock a body of infantry was
,thrown forward by the Japanese, and
poured rifle balls upon the enemy until
Throughout the day only the Pong
San column was engaged. The Chinese
defenses had suffered greatly, but the
losses on either side were small, both
the Chinese and Japanese having taken
advantage of all the shelter available.
The Japanese troops, however, had
Gained some advanced positions.
The fire continued at intervals during
tie night, and in the meantime the Jap-
An aese flankingocolumns had formed a
S 'ordon around the Chinese. "
S ", Found Weak in the Rear'
'At 3 o'clock on Sunday morning an, at-
S tack was -made by the Jap.anese columns
simultaneously, and with admirable pre-
'' ,islon. The Chinese line, which were
." s,, vbtroug in front, werLe. found to be
Sweak in the rear, and here the attack
Swas a perfect success. The Chinese
were completely taken by surprise, and
were thrown (into a. panic. Hundreds
were cut down, and those who,escaped
death; finding themselves surrounded at
every point, broke and fled.
Some of Viceroy Li' Hung Chang's
European drilled troops stood their
ground to the eastward, and were cut
down-to a man. The Pong San column,
Swarming over the defenses in front,
,completed the rout. Half an hour after
the attack was ,opened the position at
Ping Yang was in possession of the
16,600 Chinese Killed and Taken.
It is estimated that 20,000 Chinese sol-
*diers were engaged in the battle. The
Japanese captured immense stores of
provisions and munitions of war and
hundreds of colors. The Chinese loss is
.estimated at 16,000 killed, wounded, arid
taken prisoners.
Among those captured by the Japanese
are several of the Chinese commanding
*officers, Including Grer-Tso-Fung, Com-
mander-in-Chief of the Manchurian
Army, who was severely wounded. The
Japanese loss is only thirty killed and
*270 wounded, including eleven officers.
Most of. the casualties among the
Japanese occurred during the first day's
fighting, and very few were the result of
the night attack. The Japanese forces
are in active pursuit of the fugitives,
who have thrown away their arms, and
.readily yield themselves prisoners.
A desultory war may be carried on
*for some time to come, but winless China
shall succeed iri getting another army
into the peninsula, Corea wilL unidoubt-
-edly remain in possession of the Japan-
The Reports Confirmed.
Advices from Yokohama say that dis-

patches from Japanese headquarters at
Hiroshima confirm the report of the
.Japanese victory at Ping Yang.
A dispatch to the Central News from
Shanghal says that the Chinese are fear-
-dully excited over the news of the defeat
and great slaughter of the Chinese army
at Ping Yang on Friday and Saturday.
t Advices received at the Japanese Lega-
tion in this city officially confirm the
report of the absolute and crushing de-
-feat of the Chinese in the recent en-
gagement at Ping Yang.
A dispatch to the Pall Mall Gazette
-from Shanghai says that the Japanese
gained a_ decisive victory on the 15th
inst., capturing Ping Yang, which was
held by 20,000 Chinese troops. After
-eighteen hours 'hard fighting, the Jap-
Sanese made their way into the city, and
-took the greater part of the garrison
Twenty Thousand Surrendered.
A news agency here has received ad-
vices from Shanghai announcing a two
days' engagemVent at Ping Yang between
-the Chinese and Japanese troops, in
which the Japanese forces were victori-
ous. Twenty thousand Chinese soldiers
All attempts of British and American
-' correspondents 'to get to the seat of
-war have proved unsuccessful.
A later dispatch says that ,within ten
S* hours after the conclusion of the battle
-the minilitary engineers had completed a
field telegraph-line from Seoul to Ping
Yang. ,
A large number of prisoners were
brought into the Japanese camp from


good Chinese flew toward a valley to the F M H T wT A V BN\WL GT omen of Kentucky, congratulating T N YT T MT
northward, and upon finding their retreat them upon their "moral and political
1 in this direction cut off surrendered in a 1 MEN HURBTl) UU ,I E ij lL INR I WILL FIGHT$ crusade" against Colonel W. C. P. IN G 1L1AT MlllluHl
body. Breckinridge.
Ping Yang is now being searched in the ;
belief that a number of important Chinese They Leap from the Roof of IN He Alleges That Many Fraudu- MR. WATTERSON'S VIEWS. Three Hundred Anti-Tillmran
officers are in hiding in the city under Four-Story Building. lent Votes Were Cast. He Advises That Resentment Be Buried, democrats in Conference.
the protection of friendly Coreans. DemooraThatnAllnIsrOvee.
The News in Washington. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 17.-On the
WASHINGTON, D. C., Sept. 17.-Official Mr. Watterson says editorially :
confirmation has been received at the "The opposition to Colonel Breckin-
Japanese legation of the general engage- Scenes at the Burning of Factories and Which Stands 6 to 4 in His Favor-Of- ridge was not the offspring of hatred or While Delegates Were Deliberating, It
m ent betw een the Chinese and Japanese S o e n W s i g o D n h f c a o e G v s O e s 3 7 P u a i y m alice, b ut of conscientious conviction.
forces at Ping-Yan, near the northern Stores in washington, D. c,., and the fiial vote Gives Owens 337 Plurality. he issue bet ween morality and immoral- Was Suspected That some one over-
frontier of Corea, on September 15, re- Escape from Death of Imprisoned : The Contest May Not Be Decided ity was distinctly made. Those head Was Listening, and a Committee
suiting in a decisive victory .for the Workmen-Losses. Very Heavy. Until the November Election, who' opposed his nomination were Found a Reporter on the Roof.
Japanese forces. terribly in earnest. They believed that
Details of engagement are expected by they were obeying God's mandate.
the officials of the legation, and are LSPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN.7 1 SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN. I They believed that they were saving the [SPECIAL TO TH CITIZEN.
- looked forward to as of much importance WASHINGTON, D. C., Sept. 17.-Wash- LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 17.-The im- district and the State a dire calamity. COLUMBIA, S. C., Sept. 17.-It appears
Sas promising the first authentic official ington was the scene to-day of another pression is gaining ground that the Ash- With his rejection let calmest thoughts highly -probable that the anti-Tillman
News of the fighting in Northern Corea, disastrous fire, marked by the loss o land District Committee, which stands prevail. Let resentment be buried in Democrats will place a ticket in the field
respecting which so many conflicting re- human life and thousands of dollars i 6 to 4 for Breckinridge, and which forgetfulness. Everybody did his best; to be voted for in the general election
pots have been published value. The fire broke out a few minute registered his will in all matters pre- nomines have peace Let us elect the e."against the regular Tillman Democratic
Congratulations for Japap. before 12 o'clock this morning in th ceding the primary, will decide in his ticket. Up to nearly midnight the State
tSPECIAL. TO THE CITIZEN.1 mattress manufactory of Stump & Bro. favor at Frankfort next Saturday. THE VANDERBILTS AT PEACE. Convention, called to meet here to-night
LONDON, England, Sept. 17.-All the 631-635 Massachusetts Avenue, and in Ai In such an event the minority of the R t ti r. r to consider this question and reorganize
London big dailies eulogize Japan for Reported Utconciliation of Mr. and Mrs.thDeorcasntsemlda-
he biatgvcto Te Tu ie apano hour had spread over the entire block, de, committee announce that they will re- W. K. Vanderbilt.the Democracy, has not assembled, al-
she has suddenly become a great living stroying nearly every building in th4 port Owens as the nominee, and both ISPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN. most the entire time since 5:30 this
force in the Orient. block. The casualties are: : candidates will fight to a finish in No- NEWPORT, R. I., Sept. 17.-A corps afternoon having been devoted to a pre-
Killed-An unknown man, whose re. vember. of servants arrived here to-day, and liminary conference, which, it is sup-
WHO IS MRS. M'FADDEN'S HUSBAND? mains were taken from the ruins shortly,, Thej Republicans hold their district went to work at once getting Marble posed, is for the purpose of adjusting
Y,, House, the, residence of W. K. Vander-
h No r-u o s T tice after o'clock, so charred as to be beyond convention in Lexington on Wednesday, ous t rea, t rsidence oNo odys toe any differences.
The Notorious Woman Says That Hicken r~~f ~ ~ .1 n 1 Jbilt, ready -for use. Nobody seems ton -,,..
is Her Better Half. recognition. r September 26, and will be governed know what the sudden change means All but three counties are represented,
rSPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN. Injured-AlbertJ inJ. Haske, ribs broken largely in the nominations by the out- but rumors of a reconciliation between and over 300 influential and serious-
ATLANTA M iASept. 17.-Who is the and left leg badly injured by jumping come of the contest before the District Mr. and'Mrs. Vanderbilt are rife, and minded men are here to consider the
alleged Mr. Chicken, is a question which afrom the roof of the building; James L, Committee. The 'Republicans polled they are well founded. In fact, what grave political situation. The confer-
is agitating the minds of many people, uin from the roo Ar 9.133 votes for Congressman at the last circumstantial evidence there is leaves ence is being held with closed doors, and
both in Georgia and Florida. He is umbadly battered ad bruised by a fall fron election, which is considerably more no doubt as to it. orators are waxing warm over 'nomma-
suppo otriouse ts.acmi al the building, butno bnes broken Harry than either Owens or Breckinridge It is said here that a fast steamer will tions ornonominations". This ques-
now. notorious Mrs. Mchladden, aliatshe Bacon badly bruised by a fall frmt +,olel last Saturday. Owens men say bring husband, wife, and children to ,. or DO Dmntos. T queA-
Mrs. Chicken, and that lady says that he building, but not seriously injured that if the nomination -is taken from New York to-morrow, and that they will tion will be settled before the doors are
is her husband. Others who know tie building, but not seriously injured. Ow.ns and given to Breckinridge they be taken directly to F. W. Vanderbilt's opened. It was expected that at 8
McFaddens say that he is certainly not Losses and Insurance. will vote for the Republican nominee, steam yacht Conquerer, now lying in o'clock the convention would be in ses-
Mr. McFadden, and that he was not the Property losses anddama.go : Stump 's lw Y ork harbor, and that they will be sion free to all and an immense crowd
husband she claimed when living in buildings and contents, .,,,_ insured It7Pr ity brought directly to this place, and live surrounds the door, impatient to get in-
Florida. about half; building of the Woodruiff There is intense excitement. It i* not oghe r ei o m i p wie, n e side. Several attempts were made to
Chief Connolly received information File-holder Company, $20,1)u.: Hall and denied that letters itave I.een sent to the ogeautiful Marble House. On board the force an entrance, and one Tllmanite
from Titusville, this morning which Cammack's furniture stoe. losce-, not mmitteemen. aud t i known that ConqautierMr, waiting to receive them, are did succeed in breaking in,. but was
leads him to think that Hicken is a yet determined, as the damage to th Breud? has entF. W. Vanderbilt and Cornelius Vander- promptly elected. The crowd paks the
former employee of McFadden by the building cannot be accurately aseer- pa(f of t district yeter dayad to-da..ilt, who left here Sunday night corridors outside, and hasbeen yelling
name of Thomson. When Mrs. Me- tainted; Lowenthal's furniture store, WIhle theOwetu1w0-mni tll clai" c 00 The Marble House had been well considerably. Finally a number of po-
Fadden left Titusville, a man named damage to stock and huMildig about pl ait th are alarmed over the locked with provisions of all sorts, sev- licemen were called in, and are now/
-,N partallyed with. provisionsf thof alld tsorws-se-guardIngthdor
Thomson also disappeared and has not $18,000, partially insur.d. The other prospects of t turning board hrow- al loads having been taken there to- guarding the door.
yet returned. Thomson was a boat buildings destroyed were J. W. A\ ersiouttme or clt*votes. t ay, and it is evident that the Vander- Suspected They Were Overheard.
cystdr house, Offenstein'.n hor.zo-shoeiuig The Dreekiutidge men el~aimu to' have dy n ti vdn htteVne- SsetdTe eeOehad
builder, and was employed by McFadden est ablishme nt, and the ihea, lhuarters of ieov erd numerous elerial error-i b i ilts-if indeed they are coming back- While the conference was in session,
Mon his "ways".e the United States Horse aidCaLtelo Food, t-irfaorediug nS'pality to will remain there some weeks. It is it was suspected that Tillmanites .were
Mrs. McFadden is thought to have runop the United States Horse a d Cattle Food, than ity. In One pret at hardly probable that W. K. Vanderbilt is secreted in the loft above listening to
away with Thomson, and later develop- Company. -s' ^ ihe lI Cmigup alone, for, without the con- the proceedings.
ments tend to prove that such is the The fire was first notic, just before oe the laim there sent of Mrs. Vanderbilt, he could not oc. About fifty feet above the floor of the
case. Hicken has, claimed all along to noon as the men were -tarting to leave neay eighty au ent te. ast, or a 'upy Marble House. hall is a galvanized iron ceiling, with a
be a boat builder, and had tools in his the building to go todinner. No descrip- mi_.eount to that extent. glass surface in the center.
possession to prove the plaim. It has tion ,of the origin of the fire can be D siha BreekinridNg e, the Colonel's SOVEREIGN ODD FELLOW One of the panes of glass had been re-
been fairly proved that Mrs. McFadden secured, as the men who Wre in the is at Gorgtown to-day lookingafter -- moved, and it was suspected that some
operated in Chicago after leaving Flori- building say that it seemed to burst the reeinet, and he telegraphs that Their Session Begins on Lookout Moun- Tillmanites had been lurking in the
da, and it is said by parties who knew from all parts of the l:uildling at the. there are other frauds at that place that tain with 1,000 Present. darkness above, bent on catching any
her that she and Thoms, ,on went to Chi- same time. The only theory is that i more than overcome even the esti- [SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN. stray straws that might show which way
cagoteeav pece of gravel was caughL il t ele ed claims of the wens men. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Sept. 17.-The teti-T
cago after leaving Melbourne. a,.i-ieleloagraveldwasscughtwingthAc-
Mrs. MFadden' isapparently very picking machine on the se,.cond t 'e official vote in tlhe Ashland Sovereign Lodge of Odd Fellows is in cordingly, several sturdy conferees were
much devoted to the alleged Mr. Chicken, ius ignited the mass of cotton riot gives Owens 337 plurality over session on Lookout Mountain. They be- appointed toinvestigate. Tey found
and resents any insinuation that he is te floor and flying in the at klI gan their meeting here this morning, the door to the left barricaded,"and
not her lawful husband. Hicken himself room. The inflammable *charI 'li vote the Rlepublican Ticket. There was the usual executive exercises. broke it open, finding a quasi-crazy man
refuses to be interviewed on the subject. the stuff was such that in a fewer te last hight Captain B. J. Tracy, Governor Turney and Mayor Och, were standing around, who was supposed tO
,' th4 entire place was a mass of, fet 1of tllh, Oweus Club, said : -'If among the -peakers. Grand Sire Camp- Ie therto i arone concealed .,
"'ABE SIMONS W1SIPPED HIIS WVIFE. ThI'Fire O -'f <:">mmunic;td .o .i.. ilttee should take the nomina- bell's annual address was a. feature of the on their oi d. i'- !f
__, ....- that, itseemed to come'l from I-. .. _'-" DC ,, ci\- it to. eesiou to-day. The assets of the Grand _t M..nn .._ia T rill.s-
At the Sight, Mrs. Pender leek- Screamed, quarter-s at the same time. .t ridge, you will see a l u Bs __h_"to,. u-.....', -. y n. ann^. .. ... -: S
and Fell Dead. Four Men Caught. sentat.ive from this, i.aict.'This8 afternoonfe visltfugud t
[SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN.1 Four of the men who were wort I do not believe th'a they their friends werp-* .a drive to? Ca .i im
ATLANTA, Ga., Sept.l1PaGabe Simons th4.. oug s r
ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 17.-Gabe Simos the fourth floor found themselves in. earnest about this protest. Chickamauga a'tial Pdrk, but the ,eig ut wasicaught b is ars, and
and his wife, Mattie, are members of out means of escape. They appe simply a big bluff, and in a few pleasure was marred during the return was quickly jerked .back by his compan-
the upper crust of colored society. Mrs. the windows for a few moments, ,they will gracefully concede the drive by a great downpour of rain. To- lons. The cr*sh caused a commotion
Ponder Beeks, a woman who moves in crowd that had gathered beneo ln tqt Owens, and thus place the morrow afternoon the grand parade will among the deegates below, and for an
the same social circles, lives next door walls was horrified at the Might men" under obligations to the move at 3 o'clock. In the evening there instant it was feared that a man would
to the Simons. Jacob Chandler is anoc- helpless men imprisoned iu the inridge men, who are themselves. will be a reunion of Past, Grand Sires. falilto his death.
casional visitor at the home of Gabe and like pile that was burning ,eneat lates for orfice or expect to be." About 1,000 delegates are present. Captain Manning. Cal Caughman,-and
MateSios .... .....rr fl-POrepctt eSire Holland, who were the committee- "
Mattie Simons. *Policeman Phil Brown of the n el Barney Traey claims that his m H lan liwblo u the a tt
Gabe, it appears, is of a jealous tem- Precinct arrived just at this- timu as a clear lead of 401 over Breek- SEARCHING FOR DIAMONDS. meds tthen roof' the laddthat
perament, and, watches his wife. He signaled the men to go around andi he ii in no way afraid that so r
has frequently warned her that Chan- Sixth Street side of the build a will lose. The Breckinridge The Scene Is in Harlem and the Object s immense weight held down the trap-
idler's visits to their home must be dis- while they were making the r, ui, on the other hand, say that a Lady's Pin. idoor. With a mighty fort, they threw
Gabh tI SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN.1'it open, and the 250-pound form of Bill
continued. To-day Gabe came home to journey, with the assistance of severalOwens' lead is barely 150, and that the N.w YoRK, N. Y., Sept. 17.-A curious Price, the heavyweight local man of the
find his wife and Chandler engaged in an others, placed a pile of mattresses on the committee will give them the nomination scene was witnessed in Harlem yester- Register, came into view
earnest conversation over the back yard roof of the blacksmith hop to act as se. day. The junction of One Hundred and "I surrender," said he, and you can
fence. Simons rushed at Chandler in a life net. When the men next appeared, Colonel Breck'uridge's Statement. Tenth Street and Lennox Avenue was sae there is nothing on my notebook."
determined- manner and threatened to however, they were on the roof, having The subjoined statement, given outby temporarily transformed into diamond He then scrambled down to terra firma,
take his life. Chandler, however, es- clambered up through.the -cuttle to es- Colonel Breckinridge, at a late hour to- field. Men and boys were taking up his cropof conference news stricken by
caped. Seeing that Chandler was out of cape the suffocating smoke from the fir night, shows that he will not allow hint- handfuls of earth and sifting it eagerly, a frost, but he was still in the ring.
his reach, Simons turned his attention below. w. self. as he terms it, to he defrauded out watching for a glittering stone to catch COLUMBIA, Sept. 18.-At 2:30 this
to his wife and commenced whipping her clung with His singer Tipf. of the nomination. This is the first au- their eye. (Tuesday) morning, the conference de
in Delaware style rpThe first man to all was Harry, thoiized statementt coming rrom the Herbert Gordon, manager for Theo- cided by a vote of 120 to 104 to post-
The woman's screams attracted the Bevans, who clambered along the ,cor- Colonel since the primaries on Saturday. dore Gordon, was driving with a lady pone nominations, and at 2:45 the con.
attention of Pender Beeks, who ran out nice until able to see the men below on "None of the interviews printed in the the other evening, when her bonnet be- vention assembled.
to see. what was the matter. With a the roof of the blacksmith shop. He wa various papers, purporting to have been came unfastened, and a diamond pin val- COLUMBIA, S. C., Sept. 18., 3 a. m.-
wild shriek, she fell to the ground dead. clinging with his finger tips to the cor-l held with me," he said. "were author- ued at several hundred dollars dropped The convention has just adopted reso-
nice and making his way painfullyalong. ized. The Democratic Committee of the on the roadway. Mr. Gordon, assisted lutions disowning Populism and the
A MERCIFUL FATHER. Finally the heat became so great that he district alone has power to declare who by a score of friends, h-unted in vain for Ocala platform, and will present them to
Mr. Busbee Overtakes His Eloping Daugh- was forced to let go, and at once hurled is the nominee, and until that declara- it. A small army of boys and strangers the convention of Tillman Democrats
ter, and Sanctions the Nuptials. through the smoke-laden air to the roj tion is made no one is the nominee of joined in the search, which is still to-morrow. The convention now ad-
[SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN.] of the blacksmith shop, three stories be- the party, and when it is made I will kept up. journs.
ROME, Ga., Sept. 17.-Mr. E. P. Bus'- low. His companions, however, saw the loyally submit to the decision, and sup-
bee is a prosperous farmer living near mattresses and tried to jump on them. port the person declared to be the nom- CHARGED WITH WIFE MURDER. MOBS SEEK TO HANG GOOSBY.
here, and he has a pretty daughter Bacon and Vaughan made the junip inee.
named Eioise. The daughterthefather, with fair success, although they tu.-4 "Under the law and under the rule of Kemper urreled ithMars.DKemper, and Sheri PatteronhHurries the a sher to
two brothers, and a very much scared tained severe injuries. Hasks, however, the party, it and it alone has power to [SPonIAfter TO TE ITea.Al [BPaCny l n Then Somehere se.
young man made a street scene here yes- missed the mattresses and struck the ascertain what votes shall be counted L TC Se t 17 M] ATLANTA, Ga.0 Set. 17-Sheriff' Pat-
terda It was a case of foiled elope- man holding them, knocking him down and. what declared to be fraudulent. No NASVIL, Tenn., pt rs. TA--
mot. and severely injuring him about the court has any power over its ac- Kemiper, wife of Jeff Kemper, a farmer terson of Thomas County is making a
Theyoun couple had sworn eternal legs. Hasks had his leg crushed and the ric, and I would regret to see
love ad hd run off to get married, ankle broken. The injuries of none of New York judicial methods intro- Thursday after a brief fullness, andte-day Goosby for the gallows. Goosby is the
The father and brothers overtook them, the men are considered painful, althou bh duced into' Kentucky politics and herg husbaing ais a rretdupon the negobulte who rapdo dandS h enuhre
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and for a time it looked as il they might an ar iou. pa juuges -corruptly giving e
eMrs. Kemper was at church on A mob of infuriated Thomas County citi-
!carry out their threats to do some shoot- The fire was considered the fiercest ohe apparent sanction of judicial proceed- at
ing. The girl wept, and said she would in this city for many years, owing to the ings to base methods. What is the legal Wednesday night. Dr. Coe, the. family zens was after the negro, the relatives
certainly marry the young man, Frank peculiarly inflammable character of tae vote of the eight counties of the Con- physician, says that the woman's body of the girl crying for vengeance, but the
certainlyd stored ihe then plaen Then flames^ 06^ ^ had every appearance of having been Sheriff hid the wretch and this mornin-
Clark, or would drown herself. Friends goods stored in the place, The flames gressional district, is a question whichry appeg be s hr hi t A an
interferred, and there was no bloodshed, seemed to completely wrap the building it is not in my power to decide, and poisoned, and a post mortem was or- took hhim toAlbany.rtin Btler the
To-day the father came to town, and in its folds, and reached out and lieldd when decided by the proper authorities, ered t had'tha ti l
the wedding took place. He said that up all the smaller buildings in the vimn- it will be accepted as binding by me and areled onKe account of his relations and as soon as the presence of Goobsy
she in'sisted,-and that he had to give in. ity.. The heat was intense, and the my friends.quredonacntfhirltosadasonashepsneofG by
crowdsshe insisted,-and that he had to give in. were driven back without n my .Insolent and False Charges. with another woman on his place. He was known there was talk of lynching.
AN ALABAMA MURDER. tervention of the police. f ,.Until that is done, any charges that I has been identified by a drug clerk as a The Sheriff hurried him away, it is pre-
A Man's Body Found. or my friends will attempt shenanigann' man to whom he sold strychnine a few sumed to Americus.
Three Young Men in Jail charged with As- Inside of an hour all the walls had or improper practices are alike insolent days ago. The crime was a horrible one, and the
fal n n h l c a people, blacks as well as whites, say
sassinating E. Cooper. fallen, and the block was a complete and false, and when coming from the 'LAURIN DENIED A SUPERSEDEAS, they will lynch the negro if he is caught.
[SPECIALTO ToHECITIZEN.]wreck. It was about this time that-it, Courier-Journal and Louisville Times, I
TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Sept. 17.-Doc and was discovered that there was a charred owned and edited by a gang of black- But the Supervisor Will Ask the Full Su-
Joe Bigham and Henry Grammer have human body in the debris beneath bne mailers and slanderers, it is an insolent preme Bench for One To-day. Parkhurst May Testify.
been put in Tuscaloosa jail, charged of the fallen walls. It was rescued by intermeddling with the affairs of the dis- LSPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN.': ISPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN. 1I
with the murder of E. Cooper, one day the heroic exertions of the firemen, but strict, and a corrupt attempt to prevent TALLAHSSEE, Sept. 17.-Judge J. B. NEw YoK, N. Y., Sept. 17.-The
last week. The evidence seems to be was so burned as to be beyond identifl- proper Investigation and deliberate ac- Christie and E. J. E. McLaurin of Jack- Grand Jury returned f batch of indict-
very strong against Doc Bigham, as he cation. ,The discovery set afoot rumors tion. sonville are here to-day for the purpose ments before Recorder Smyth, in Part I,
was seen in the vicinity of the murder that there were other bodies in the "I was offered a large amount of tes- of securing a supersedeas in the Su- General Sessions, at noon to-day, mainly
with a shotgun. ruins, and the firemen began tearing timony concerning the private lives of preme Court in the case of the Police in petty cases. ForemanD erry had a
*Ther6is a story brought out by the away the smoking and intensely hot many of those who attacked me, and of commissioners of Jacksonville vs. E. J. long talkwith Recorder Smyth. It was
coroner's inquest that a party of men debris in the fear that some other poor scandalous connections with those re- E. McLaurin, Supervisor of Registration said that Dr. Parkhurst would be invited
had met and passed sentence of death on unfortunate had been caught beneath lated to these persons. All this I de- for Duval County. The court is in vaca- to appear and testify as to his published
five men, and Cooper's assassination was the falling walls. It was known that lined to use, and while it might have tion, and the matter was presented to charges against that Judge. Neither
Sthe first of the five. two men were in the crushed building made certain enemies less virulent, I Justices Mabry and Taylor, Chief Justice Mr. Dertry nor the Recorder, however,
HELD UP BY ROBBERS. just before it fell. am glad I did not permit any provoca- Liddon being absent, and they have re- would confirm or deny the statement.
By 4 o'clock the fire was under con- tion to tempt me to use this testimony, fused to grant the supersedeas. The
A Lake Shore Agent Gagged, and the Safe trol, although the heap still smoldered My gratitude to my friends cannot be court will be in session to-morrqw, and Took Two Ounces of Laudanum and Lived.
f Pillaged. and burst into flame occasionally. put into words." the two justices have given permission [SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN.]
ISPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN.1 Mr. Owens was asked to make a state- to present it to the full court at that RALEIGH, N. C., Sept. 17.-Charlest
a SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 17.-T. L. Senator Jones Asked To Resign. ment to-night, but he would only say4 time. Gray s a young man of good family at
, Werne, agent of the Lake Shore Rail- [SPECIAL TO THE crInzEN. that he would stand by the statement of Norfolk. He became enamoured of, a
Road at Bronson, on the Air Line, was CARSON, Nev., Sept. 17.-Senator John the people, made on last Saturday. Killed by a Switch Engine. disreputable woman, and on receiving a
Sound and gagged by three men last P. Jones of Nevada has been officially rSPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN.] letter from his home reproaching him
'night. The safe was then pillaged. The notified by his former constituents that Kentucky Women Congratulated. NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 17.-Wiley for his conduct, got the woman it a room,
e loss to the company is not known, his course in leaving the Republicin [SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN.1 C. Harris, a young man who had come and then drank two ounces of laudanum.
a The men were not masked, and from a Party and joining the Populists is disap- BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 17.-The Wo- here recently from South Carolina to do The woman screamed. The police were
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his old store building, in order to show
,qff his new store front.
SMr. J. S. Stewart and daughter, Aliss
Maud, start to-day to visit Mr. Stewart's
son at Morrlston.
Captain T. L. Hodgson of the bark
Annie, at Cedar Keys, was in town yes-
terday on a visit to his relations.
Mr. Lorenzo Taylor, the treasurer of
the Portland Phosphate Company, will
remove his residence to Albion.
There will be a social of the Christian
Endeavor Society at the residence of
Mr. G. P. Quaintance on Thursday.
Will Open for the Scholastic Year on Octo-
ber 1-DeLand News.
DELAID, Sept. 17.-The weather has
been unusually cool for the past three
days. This is accounted for by the fre-
quent showers that have fallen both
night and day.
The Carrollton Hotel will be opened
next month by Mr. and Mrs. Dickinson,
who have been managing the Bay State
House for the past year.
The family of Conductor C. B; Brown
returned from the North on Saturday.
MAir. Bert Dare, traveling agent for the
Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis
Bailway, was in town last week on a
visit to his many friends.
Mr. Emil Erhart has returned to Balti-
more to resume his studies in dentistry.
Mr. J. B. Stetson is expected from
New York this week. He will remain
until after the opening of the university.
Mr. O. J. Hill has returned from Mas-
sachusetts, where he has been on a visit
to a sick brother.
'Mr. E. A. Painter went on a business
trip to South Florida last week.
The new hotel, which is being built by
Mr. Stetson, the Cottage Arms, will open
its doors on January 1.
Mr. A. Longdon, S. D. Jordan, Dr.
Fisher, and Mr. J. Nuckols went over to
Coronado Beach last Friday on a fishing
expedition. They returned to-day, hav-
ing had a fine time.
A good crowd attended the social given
by the Y. P. S. C. E. of the Presbyterian,
Church on Friday night at the residence
of Mrs. J. W. Smock, and a good time
was enjoyed by all.
Mrs. S. D. Jordan is expected home
from Coronado to-day, where she has
,been for the past three months.
'Work on the dormitory of Stetson Hall
is being rapidly pushed forward. The
workmen are busy night and day, trying
to finish the building by October 1, at
which time the school opens.

Hons. Sparkman, Mallory, and Others Ad-
dress the Democrats.
PENSACOLA, Sept. 17.-Despite the
heat, the opera house was crowded to-
night with Democrats of this city and
the-surrounding'country to hear Hon. S.
M. Sparkman, nominee for Congress-
man,- and other Democratic speakers.
A large number of ladies.were in the au-
Aence, and the meeting, while large in
num1bet.-, was one of the most orderly
that has ever been held here.
It was. 8:30 o'clock when the meeting,
was called to order by Captain J. EH
,'Bried, Chairman of the Democratic
'(ouny Executive Committee, who nomi-
ated Johlin S. Beard for Chairman.
On taking the chair Mr. Beard made a
vrief but eloquent address, arid then in-
'oiluLed Hon. S. M. Sparkman.
Mr. Sparkman spoke for more than an
I ur, presenting a clear elucidation of
thl)? principles of the Democratic Party,
adnd the reasons why it should receive
the support of the people. The speech
received marked attention from the large
audience, and Mr. Sparkman made a
most favorable impression in this part
pof the district.
/ He was followed by Hon. S. R. Mal-
lory, the present Congressman, and his
,appearance upon the stage was greeted
with loud applause by his fellow-citi-
zens. He made an able speech in sup-
port of the' Democratic Party, and urged
Democrats to give Mr. Sparkman an
overwhelming majority over his Popu-
list opponent.
Captain Joseph B. Johnston, editor of
the Dade City Democrat, made the clos-
ing speech, which was a powerful appeal
for party unity in the coming elections.
Messrs. Sparkman, Mallory, and John-
ston spoke at BluffSprings this afternoon.
Great enthusiasm prevails here in the
Democratic ranks, and it is certain that
the Democratic nominees in the district
and county will poll nearly the entire
registered vote.

Lake Weir Items.
LAKE WEIR, Sept. 17.-Mr. Edgar
Eagleton has returned from a pleasant
visit to Clarksville, Tenn.
Mr. Jolly and his bride are now "at
home" to their friends at Weir Park.

Mr. Martin has enlarged his hotel at
the Park, and will be ready for tourists
this winter.
Mr. Jouett and family of Belleview are
spending a few months at Mr. Tom
Hollis' pretty Lakeside home.
Miss Miller of Tennessee is the guest
for the winter of her sister, Mrs.
Mrs. Burnham has gone to Atlanta,
Ga., and from thence to Mississippi for
a few weeks' outing.
Colonel Burnham has returned from


The Key West Advertiser says that 199
bales of tobacco were .withdrawn from
the bonded warehouse last week for
home use. \

Strangely enough, remarks the Halifax
Journal of'Daytona, manatee have made
their appearance in the Halifax as high
up as the North bridge at Daytona.
Several specimens are feeding in the
'river between the bridges, and haie been
seen by Captain Simmons, W. S. Bartlett,
Bert Stevens, and others.

Mr. Isaac M. Hodges of Christmas,
says Florida Facts, suffered a most pain-
ful accident recently. He had just put a
load of hay on his wagon and went round
in front to get the reins, which were
fastened to the dashboard, when the
pitchfork, which he held in his left hand',
struck his mule, and the animal took
fright and ran away. Mr. Hodges was
thrown to the ground and run over by
the wheels of the wagon. He was badly
bruised about the body and face, and
remained unconscious for some minutes
after the accident. Dr. Mixan of Chulu-
ota was at once sent for and rendered
all necessary medical aid. The wounds
were found to be not necessarily fatal,
and it is thought that with careful at-
tention Mr. Hodges will soon be about

mighty through God to the breaking
down of strongholds."
The Ladies' Guild will meet to-day at
4 p. m. at the residence of Mrs. H. L.
Crane; the Hyde Park branch will meet
at the same time at the residence of Mrs.
A. C. Moore. The Daughters of the King
will meet on Thursday at 4 p. m. at the
residence of Mrs. Seckinger.
St. Mathew's Day falls on Friday, and
on that day the Rev. Nevil Thompson is
to be advanced to the priesthood at Or-
lando. Rev. W. W. DeHart will attend
and preach the ordination sermon.
At the First Congregational Church
Sunday school services were held in the
The Christian Endeavor met in the
evening, and the subject selected was
"Human Longings and Their Satisfac-
tion". This thriving society will give a
social at Mrs. Ferguson's on Tuesday
evening for the purpose of assembling
the members to enjoy speaking and
The subject of the Salvation Army
last evening was "Suddenly".
To-morrow is looked forward to with
much anxiety by the interested politi-
cians, and with interest by those who
are anticipating fun. There is to be a
test of strength, and undoubtedly each
side will do its best. The fight will be
an important one in Hillsborough
County politics. The local powers are
not alone in the struggle, but outside,
influence, manipulated from Jackson-
ville, will endeavor to hold the balance.
Beyond a doubt there has been consid-
erable bartering for and against the
The sentiment shown at the prima-
ries revealed the existence of a deep un-
dercurrent. A bet of two to one was
offered that the bolters at the primary
in Ybor City would be seated at the con-
vention. The treasurership and the
clerkship of the county attract the most
interest, and the fight will be confined
to them.

He Defeats Dickens for County Treasurer
by Fifty-Eighty Votes.
OcALA, Sept. 17.-The County Execu-
tive Committee met* to-day and can-
vassed the vote cast on Saturday in the
second primary for County Treasurer.
Almost to the hour of meeting the re-
sult was uncertain, but after the returns
were all in, and the challenged votes
were decided, a clear majority of fifty-
eight was shown for John W. Stevens,
and he was officially declared the nomi-
of the party:
The fight was one of the most hotly
contested ever known here.
The following is the official vote in de-
tail :
Ocala-Dickens, 126; Stevens, 197.
Candler-Dickens, 13 ; Stevens, 3. Mc-
Intosh-Dickens, 36; Stevens, 13. Sum-
merfield-Dickens, 6 ; Stevens, 10. An-
thony-Dickens, 13 ; Stevens, 32. Martin
-Dickens,10; Stevens, 0. Citra-Dickens,
116 ; Stevens, 49. Lake Weir-Dickens, 8,
Stevens, 24. Dunnellon-Dickens, 45 ;
Stevens, 18. Stanton-Dickens, 12; Ste-
vens, 3. Grahamville-Dickens, 22;Ste-
vens, 19. Blitchton-Dickens, 7; Ste-
vens, 17; Fort McCoy-Dickens, 5;
Stevens, 24. Orange Springs-Dickens,
18; Stevens, 8. Pedro-Dickens, 11;
Stevens, 8. Shady Grove-Dickens, 4;
Stevens, 2. Cotton Plant-Dickens, 13 ;
Stevens, 7. Camp Izzard-Dickens, 1;
Steves,, 9. Moss BllW--Diclens," 5 ;
..teve6s,; 7. Flemihgtdon, Dickens, 28;
Stevens, 17. Salt Springs-Dickens, 9;
Stevens, 10. Sparr-Dickens, 5; Ste-
vens, 14. Total-Dickens, 435; Ste-
vens, 493.
Blue Springs, Linadale and Belleview
Districts did not vote.

And That Saved Allen Gardiner from Seri-
ous Injuries.
Ien Gardiner, whose home is at this
place, went to Tampa on the excursion
train from Ocala to that place on the 9th
inst. White the train was running at
full rate, young Gardiner, who was
standing on the platform of one of the
cars, slipped and fell from the train,
lending on his head in a bed of mud.
This is something/he has to be thankful
for. Had he struck a hard substance, he
would certainly have been killed. As it
was, he escaped with only a few bruises.
The northbound mail train on the
Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad
met with an accident about half a mile
from this place on Friday morning, one
of the piston-rods breaking and causing
some delay. The train left here with
only one rod doing the duty of both.
Several citizens attended the excur-
sion from Ocala to Tampa on Sunday.
Mr. J. E. Barrett and daughter Cora
were here on Tuesday visiting relatives.
Mr. George Sanders has removed the

Barrett building to Leitner, where he
will reconstruct and occupy it.
The northbound mail train was sev-
eral hours late on Saturday, owing to
the loss of water from the tank of the
Mr. W. H. Bevins' new residence is al-
most completed.
Mayor French will return some time
next month.
Orange trees in this vicinity are look-
ing well. The orange crop hereabouts
this year is larger than ever before.
Farmers are setting out a large num-
ber of strawberry plants.

They Meet and Restore Two Names to
the Registration List.
PALATKA, Sept. 17.-The County Com-
missioners met to-day for the purpose
of restoring any names that might have
been wrongfully stricken from the regis-
tration lists., Only two persons ap-
Public School No. 1 opened this morn-
ing with 196 scholars. It is thought that
the number will be largely increased by
the end of the week.
The tug Isabel left here last night for
Jacksonville with three barges in tow
containing ninety carloads of lumber.
Mr. G. W. Bassett, agent for the J., T.
& K. W. Ry. at this place, returned yes-
terday from a trip to New York.
Mayor Griffin returned yesterday after-
noon from a two months' vacation at
North Beach, St. Augustine.
The steamer Osceola of the Hart Line
left this morning with a heavy cargo of
orange box material for parties along
the Ocklawaha River.
Vanness for the Legislature.
INVERNESS, Sept. 17.-The result of
the second primary for Representative
resulted in the nomination of M. V. B.

Liverpool Furnishes the Best Market for
Early Shipments.
The new crop of Florida oranges is al-
ready commencing to go forward,
although the shipments so far are, of
course, rather small. The Clyde Line
steamers have taken from 600 to 800
boxes on several recent trips, and the
Yemassee will carry 750 boxes on her
Strip to New York this morning.
Upon inquiry at the Florida Fruit Ex-
change, it was learned that two ship-
ments have been made by the Exchange
during the last few days. These ship-
ments were about four hundred boxes
each, and both went to Liverpool.
Mr. Marvin, auditor of the exchange,
was asked why shipments were made to
Liverpool instead of to New York or
other portions of the United States,
"The reason," he replied, "is because
the early fruit finds a butter market
there. The fruit is, of course, some-
what green, and sells better in England
than it does in the United States. Then
again, from about the middle of Septem-
ber until November 15 is the only time
that we can ship Florida oranges to Liv-
erpool and sell them profitably. At that
time the Mediterranean fruit commences-
to come in, and is sold so cheaply that
it shuts off-the Florida product."
The exchange has not as yet re-
ceived returns on any of the fruit
shipped. Last year the first shipments
brought $4 per boz.

Inspector Wilson Condemns Many Bricks-,
and Has Them Taken Up.
When Mr. James Y. Wilson, the newly
appointed inspector of brick, went on
duty, he inspected the pavement at the
corner of Bay and Main Streets, and
before he reached Forsyth Street, on
Main, he ordered a number of the bricks.-
taken up. The grounds on which they
were thrown out are that they were
either not burned at all or were burned,
too much. Those that are not burned
at all absorb water and soon crumble,
while those that are burned too much
will crack easily.
Mr. Smith, the contractor who has
charge of the laying of the pavement,.
looked at the work of destruction going
on, and wondered when it was going to
stop. When Mr. Smith was asked how
the defective bricks got there, he replied
that if they had been properly inspected
at the cars they would have never been
sent to him, but)as they did come he
was under the impression that they
wore all right. Of course this is a loss
to the contractor.

A Curio Store Robbed.
The Electric store on Laura Street,
kept by Mr. W. H. Drew, was robbed
yesterday morning, probably just before
day. One side of the store is used as a
combination stationary and curio store,
and the stock belongs to M. A. Drew.
One of the windows on this side was
broken, and had been repaired with a
piece of paper. This the thief o* thieves
pushed in, and taking a small stick with
a nail on one end of it, pulled the con-
tents of the window to the broken pane
and then outside. The police think that
the work was done by some small negro.
boys, who have given them a great deal
of trouble lately. The goods stolen con-
sists of pocket knives, perfumery, combs,
scarf pins, and other small articles too
the value of about $20.

Inspector Roberts and C. Otis Quarrel.
Sanitary Inspector Roberts and C.
Otis had,a dispute yesterday in the lat-
ter's store on East Bay Street over the
sanitary condition of the place. Roberts
wanted cleaning done in one way, and
Otis another. Mr. Otis says that Mr.
Roberts threatened to take his stick
away from him, and omash him on the
head with it. During the quarrel Otis
used some strong words, and Roberts
had him arrested for cursing. He was
taken to the police station, where he.
gave bond for his appearance. Ioberts,
so Mr. Otis avers, had no right to act in
the manner he did, and he says that he-
intends to prosecute him for it.
Mallory Line Passengers,
The following passengers arrived at,
Brunswick yesterday on the Mallory
steamship State of Texas :
Mrs. A. A. Harwick, Miss Harwick. W.
H. Marwick, Mrs. A. B. Morrison, Mrs.
G. T. Harris and child, H. V. Addert, J.
C. VanSycle and child, H. Tate and wife,,
George Lodge and .wife, Charles P.
Sawyer, Charles Neilson, S. J. Mills, H.
Williams, John Lecknor, Charles Hager,
Willie Evans, John Burrows, S. L. En-
twistre, Miss Ellen Kytle, G. P. Johnson,
Mrs W. Hague, A. T. Lansing and
family, P. Lawler, J. H. Dusenberry, J.
G. Coleman and wife.
Number of Excursionists Coming.
The Florida Central and Peninsular

Railroad has arranged to run. a special
excursion from Chattanooga, where the
Odd Fellows are in convention, on the
20th. The excursion will run to a num-
per of important points in the State, and
will bring down a large number of peo-
ple. The round trip to Jacksonville will
be $15 65, which is just one fare. No-
doubt many of the excursionists will
stop over some time.
On the 23d an excursion will be run
from Quincy, and other points in West
Florida to Jacksonville, the fare' being
$1 for the round trip.
A Georgia Negro Arrested Here.
Lieutenant Minor of the police force
made an important arrest yesterday. It
was that of a negro wanted in Houston
County, Ga., for selling liquor without a
license and several other offenses. The
Lieutenant received a description of the
negro Saturday night, and captured him
yesterday morning. The Georgia Sher-
iff was at once notified of his' arrest, and
he telegraphed Minor to hold him, and
that he would be here on the first train.
Explosion in a Drug Store.
Passersby in the neighborhood of
Fries' drug store, on Bay Street, yester-
day morning about 11 o'clock, were
startled by a sharp report, and rushed in
the direction of the noise. It was not a
pistol shot, but only the explosion of a
bottle of peroxide of hydrogen. The
glass door to the showcase was broken
in pieces, as were a number of bottles,.
and their contents were scattered about
the premises.
Tompson Was Not Drowned.
There were no fatalities attached to-
the wreck of the small fishing boat which
was picked up Saturday by Mr. Fisher
near his place in New Berlin. The boat-
man, Mr. Tompson, during Friday night,
had run into a schooner anchored in the
river and wrecked his boat, but swam.
over to what is known as the "Haul-


Companies of the Fifth Battal-
ion Break Camp.



Much Interest Manifested in the Hills-
borough County Convention To Be
Held To-day-Wire Pullers at
Work-Services in the Churches.

TAMPA, Sept. 17.-Camp Mitchell, the
busy tented village of military life at
Ballast Point, which will linger not un-
kindly in the memories of the soldier
boys from the east and west coasts, from
the sunny isle of Key West, from the
land of Arcadia and from the Metropolis
is beginning to present a deserted ap-
pearance, the departure of the DeSoto
Rifles and the battalion band, with their
tents, leaving quite a void in the camp.
Major Conoley has now creditable dis-
tinction for excellent discipline, and
courteous consideration.
Adjutant Isaac Craft shows great fond-
ness and aptitude for military life. His
genial nature won him hosts of friends.
Seergeant Major Murphy proved him-
self quite an acquisition to the camp,
and all regret his departure.
Sunday in Camp Mitchell was quiet,
the morning being spent by the boys in
getting their belongings in readiness for
an early departure Monday'morning.
The dance on Saturday night was very
much enjoyed by all the participants.
The visiting boys were delighted with
the music furnished by the Fifth Battal-
ion Band.
"Major Lovell, Captain George Lovell,
and Quartermaster-Sergeant Noble of
Leesburg, with Captain Bewan and Lieu-
tenant Hall of Orlando, were visitors at
the camp to-day.
A cheap excursion was given from
Sanford and intermediate points yester-
day, and about twelve hundred people
came in. A large number visited the
Company C0 received a handsome bas-
ket of flowers'yesterday from the ladies
at Port Tampa City. This company was
the one that spiked the cannon in Satur-
day's battle.
Captain Feaster says that the camp
has been very instructive, and in Lieu-
tenant Liggett they had an excellent in-
structor, but he says that he prefers the
encampment of the State troops in a
A Vote of Thanks.
The following note of thanks was
handed the CITIZEN correspondent yes-
terday :
C 9f0IAM MHT- T C T ,-fmfTTi_. SOQt.k4 15.F

An Engine Runs Over the Child of Mrs.
Vancy Near Tampa.
TAMPA, Sept. 17.-To-day, at 2
o'clock, as train No. 12 was coming into
Tampa from the Port, it ran over and
decapitated the 18 months' old baby boy
of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Yancy, at the
laundry of the Tampa Bay Hotel. The
laundry is just across the river, of which
Mr. Yancy is manager. The track there
is perfectly straight for a mile, and was
unobstructed, yet the engineer or fire-
man did not see the child until within a
rod of the child. Its body was between
the rails, and as the engine passed over
it the little head rolled to one side.
There were no bruises on the body.
The mother and father were almost
crazed with grief. H. Lovengreen em-
balmed the body, and Mr. and Mrs.
Yancey took the remains to Orlando to-
night for interment there.
The engineer said that he was looking
back for a signal, it being customary to
stop at the laundry occasionally. When
he discovered the peril of the child, he
did all that he could to avert it.
A Rally at Enterprise.
ENT,ERPRISE, Sept. 17.-State Senator
Doygherty, with Messrs. Thayer and
Healy, met a packed hall of enthusiastic
voters of this precinct here on Saturday,
and for three hours entertained them
upon the issues now before the people.
Mr. Doughlterty was at his best, and all
his telling points were greeted with wild
applause. There was no mistaking how
the vote of this precinct will be cast.
The meeting was the opening of the
Democratic campaign in this district.
The candidates will speak at Orange
City to-night.
The colored cornet band furnished ex-
cellent music during the meeting on Sat-
Mr. Woodworth of Wavcross Will Make
Jacksonville Iis Home.
WAYCROSS, Ga., Sept. 17.-Mr. New-
ton Woodworth, the efficient cashier of
the Bank of Waycross, has resigned to
accept a more remunerative position.
The Board of Directors elected Judge
Warren Lott, Vice President of the First
National Bank of Waycross and of the
South Georgia Bank of Waycross, to fill
the vacancy. Judge Lott has accepted,
and severs' his connection with the other
. Mr. Woodworth will leave for Jackson-,
ville on October 1, where he will be the
guest for a few weeks of Mrs. Alexander
Mitchell. He will then identify himself
with large capita-lists. Mr. Woodworth
is an able financier and has made a lot of
friends here.
Wimbush, an Atlanta negro orator,
spoke here on Saturday night to a crowd
of negro and white Populists. He spoke
bitterly against the Democratic Party,
and pleaded with his race to support the
Populistic Party. His speech was not
well received by the negroes, but the
white Populists cheered lustily during
the hitter harangue. Wimbush made no
It Was Attended by Quite a Number of
Offenders Yesterday.
Quite a large assemblage of prisoners
greeted Judge Gibbons in the Municipal
Court yesterday morning. The first one
called was that of Captain Frank How-
ard, for disorderly conduct by fighting,
and W. J. McCormack for disorderly con-
duct. Captain Howard admitted the
fighting, but said he was provoked to it.
The Captain was fined $5, and McCor-
mack was released. Captain Howard
wanted the case continued that he
might obtain witnesses, but the Judge
denied his request.
The bond of Eugene Mitehell, colored,
charged with fighting and using pr6fane
language, was forfeited, as he did not
W. B. Livingstone was fined $5 or
seven days for being drunk and disor-
derly. He went out grumbling, saying
he was going to appeal the case,
Bertha Saunders. colored, was dis-
charged, the Judge being moved by the
pitiful story of a two-months'-old babe
grieving for its mother. The woman
had given the officer considerable
trouble, biting him, tearing his clothes,
and trying her best to choke him. Sh
was such a termagant that he had to
take her to the station in a hack.
Alfred Wiggins, a little negro boot-
black, pleaded guilty to the charge of
fighting, but said he was fighting for his
rights, another boy having taken his
candy. He was discharged.
Robert Johnson, Robert Hunter,
James Kennedy, Joe Scott, and Robert
Hall, negroes, who had been sleeping in
a vacant house in La Villa, were given
fifteen days as vagabonds and suspicious

Charles Blandon, colored, for being
drunk and disorderly and a general pub-
lic nuisance, was sent to jail for sixty
Lee Childs, colored, was committed to
jail for ten days to await the arrival of
the sheriff from Stanton, Ga., where
Childs is wanted for selling liquor with-
out a license. He was arrested on in-
formation sent down by the sheriff.
George Baty was held to the Criminal
Court for larceny, He had stolen a
shirt and cuff bottons from another
negro, ana when arrested had the arti-
cles on.
Teachers' Examination Papers.
The reports of the last school teach-
ers' examinations will be presented to
the County Superintendent to-day. From
the papers that have already been com-
pleted, it is thought that there will be a
larger percentage who have successfully
passed than before. It has been ru-
mored that another examination would
be held in case a sufficient number of
teachers did not pass to equip the
schools, but this lacked confirmation at

"We, the undersigned, for our com-
panies, and as individuals, join in a vote
of thanks to the DAILY FLORIDA CITIZEN
in recognition of the valuable space
given the encampment of the Fifth Bat-
talion, in its columns, and in apprecia-
tion of the courtesies extended the camp.
',Cotumtndiug Company C.
,' L^ ;,"Captain Company'B.'
__.T'_ --i a Couitpany A.
'Major Fifth Florida State Troops".
The Officer of the Day for Sunday,
the last day of the camp, was Lieuten-
ant Frank Burke, Company B; Sergeant
of the Guard, D. B. Palmer, Company
C, first relief, Corporal Jenks, Privates
Sands and Blake; second relief, Cor-
poral Pyles, Privates Hale and Sherouse;
third relief, Corporal Turner, Privates
Wise, McKay, and Simmons.
The Fifth Battakion Band broke camp
at 4 p. m. yesterday and came into town,
bag and baggage.
Company B broke camp yesterday
after dress parade, came into town and
repaired to their armory, from whence
they issued once more free citizens.
WVilson Battery was occupied late yes-
terday in taking down and folding some
of the headquarter tents.,
Company C, the Indian River Guards,
broke camp this morning at 4 o'clock.
They left in a body over the South
Florida Railway. Captain Feaster was
,tendered by this road a separate or
private coach for his company from here
to Sanford.
J. B. Roach of Jacksonville visited
the camp yesterday.
Dr. Altree, an old Indian Riverite,
but now located at Port Tampa City, was
among the guests of Company C yester-
Services in the Churches.
The services at the various churches
were well attended yesterday.
At St. Louis Catholic Church Rev.
Father Terrell celebrated mass and
.preached the gospel of the day, "The
Cure of the Paralytic", St. Matthew,
ninth chapter, where our Lord forgave
him his sins and spoke unto him, "Have
confidence; thy sin's are forgiven," a
Christian exhibition of charity.
The services at the Catholic Church

were identically the same, except that
-there was the usual English and Spanish
At the First Presbyterian Church Sun-
day school services were conducted,
after which Prof. W. H. McMeen spoke
in the auditorium of the large new
church, this being the first time' it has
been occupied.
Services at the Methodist Episcopal
Church, South, were conducted by Rev.
John E. Mickler, the morning subject
being "Christian Warfare", Ephesians
vi, 11; evening subject: "Christian
Sabbath an Institution for Man", Mark
ii, 28.
Epworth League met in the afternoon
and decided upon giving a moonlight ex-
cursion on Tuesday evening by steamer
on the bay. On Friday evening, the
Ladies' Parsonage Aid and Home Mis-
sionary Society will will hold their regu-
lar meeting.
The Sevnth-Day Adventists held Sab-
bath School on Saturday at 9:30 a.m.,
and Bible study at 3 o'clock the same aft-
ernoon. Sunday morning they held no
service, but read a Bible lesson at 7:30
in the evening. This evening their Sab-
* -batht School teachers met to study the
lessons of the week together to bring out
all the different points, so that they may
teach in harmony.
The Christian Soldier.
Rev. W. W. DeHdrt, at St. Andrew's
Episcopal Church. chose as his subject,
S "The Christian Soldier and Spiritual
S; Warfare"-II Cor. x., 4; topic suggest.
S ed by the encampment of .the soldiers at
S Camp Mitchell-"The weapons of our



St. Francis Barracks Soldiers
on Anastasia.


A Colored MAan Who Should Be Examined
as to His Sanity-An Excursion to
Gainesville-Rifles Raising a Uni-
form Fund-Notes and Personals.

ST. AUGUSTINE, Sept. 17.-But very
little has been said about the fifty odd
soldiers, members of Company C, Fifth
United States Infantry, who are now
stationed on Anastasia Island.
These men and their officers have been
in camp at the target range over there
for over two weeks and will remain two
weeks longer. They are down to daily
practice, and some of the men are mak-,
ing remarkably good scores, although
none of them are working for records as
During the past week one very objec-
tionable feature has arisen which the
marksmen cannot overcome, and that is
the prevailing northeastly winds. The
men go out to the rifle range early every
morning for practice. They have shot
all of the way from two to five hundred
'yards, and make good scores; many of
the men seldom hit outside of the four
But the rub will come when the men
shoot the 600-yard distance. This will
not be so easy, as the gauges and all al-
lowances change very materially from
500 to 600 yards.
The men are being instructed very
carefully and minutely in every detail
pertaining to target practice, and they
go about the work scientifically.
As soon as Company C returns from
the island, which will be the last of Sep-
tember, Company D, the crack shots of
the regiment, will take their turn, and
perhaps break some records.
Rumored Transfer of Troops.
The Army and Navy Journal of two
weeks ago published a rumor to the
effect that the troops stationed at St.
Francis Barracks, this city, were soon
to be transferred to another port. As
far as can be learned the rumor is with-
out good foundation, and the companies
here do not expect a change for a long
time to come; certainly not until next
The people here hope that the com-
panies will remain. They are a gentle-
manly set of men, and have given very
little trouble during the three years that
they have been stationed in this city.
There is a colored man in this city
who should certainly be examined men-
tally, for he is undoubtedly of unsound
mind, and should be adjudged so and
confined in some asylum. Eve v resi-
dent of this plaoe knows this -hliacter
and understands his condition, but with
strangers it is different. Ladies vhI, doJo
not know him, are sometimes seriously
frightened, while men are often prompted
to knock the man down.
Just as soon as the negroget arin
bf liquor, he bd'conmes wild, am. tre
around the streets like a mrnaniae,' curs-
ing and swearing at everyone he meeots,-
no matter who it is. He has often bee.n
knocked down for cursing people, and is
oftentimes arrested on the chliarge of
cursing and swearing, but it seems to do
no good.
Baseball at Gainesville.
The railroads have arranged so that
the excursionists who leave here next
Thursday with the ball team for Gaines-
ville will be able to return late the same
evening. This will be the means of at-
tracting many who would not have gone
had they been obliged to remain over-
The following team will be played in
the field against Gainesville: Reyes,
catcher; Foster, pitcher; Benet, first
base; Tidwell, second base; Gard, short
stop; Greatorex, third base; J. Andreu,
left field; F. Andreu, center field; W.
Huff, right field; McMillan, substitute;
umpire, Dowd.
The team will go out for a practice
game in uniform to-morrow afternoon at
3 o'clock.
The Rifles, having been measured for
their new uniforms, and the order hav-
ing been given, they are now very busy
planning for the money to pay for them
by the time they are ready. It is pro-
posed to hold one or two entertainments
and to give an .operetta in the opera
house. This, it is fully, expected, will
provide the whole amount.
The first of those entertainments will
begin on October 2, and the best talent

the town provides has been got to-
gether, and a first-class concert may be
expected. A responsible committee has
the work in hand, and will be assisted
by Mr. Fritz FVeyberg.
Notes and Personals.
Mr. Amos Corbett is about again.
Lawyer Corbett is in Jacksonville.
Mr. Mason Young, Jr., has gone North
to enter upon his Yale studies again.
His brother Arthur will not leave for a
week or so.
0 Mr. J. M. Collies' sorrel pony took a
trip down Bridge and Grenada Streets
on his own account at a record-breaking
pace to-day, but did no damage.
Workmen are engaged in widening Or-
ange Street. They have one block of
the pavement clear on each side of the
Work is delayed on the Baptist Church,
owing to the non-arrival of the bricks
from Kentucky. The material is ex-
pected every day, however, and the work
can then proceed.
The rainy weather continued all day,
and looks favorable for several days of it.
Mr. Thomas Cashen of Jacksonville
has been appointed receiver of the Eng-
lish mill at Neoga by Judge Call.
Jottings from Archer.
ARCHER, Sept. 17.-Miss R. B. Hodg-
son returned last Friday from a visit to
Mr. R. B. Hodgson paid a flying visit
to Early Bird last Thursday.
Miss Libbie Hancock returned last
Friday from Early Bird.
Miss Etta Hancock resumes charge of
her school at Cone this week for the
coming winter.
Mr. R. B. Hodgson is having his fine
blooded colt Ray trained by an expert
from Indiana.
The winter session at the East Archer
Academy will be presided over by Prof.
Oliver Osborne of Greenfield, Ind.
Mr. J. T. Fleming is having one of the

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e in taming. Already the animal will eat
e out of his hands, willopen the door, ring
e a bell, and go through a number of
e tricks. Mr. Thomas says he intends t(
. teach him to fill prescriptions. The first
e night he had him, the animal was shut
L in a box, with a chain around his neck
y He got out, and as his chain was quite
t long, he had a chance to wander around
e the room during the night. The next
I morning the apartment looked as if s
, hurricane had struck it, as several big
glass jars had been broken, and every.
Thing turned topsy turvey. The coon
Swas sleeping peacefully and innocently
, in his box.
I For Jacksonville, Sept. 18:
t Sun rises ..................................... 5:46 a. m.
Sun sets ...................................... 6:02 p. m.
S M oon rises ........................... ...... 7:52p. m ,
t Mayport (mouth of St. Johns River):
High tidee.................. 8:54 a.m 9:08 p.m.
S Low tide................... 2:38 a. m 3:09 p.m,.

SFor Jacksonville, add five to six hours to these
- figures. In case of heavy west winds, tide figures
i at Jacksonville will be somewhat later, and for
east winds, earlier, according to the velocity of the
r]Masters and mates of vessels are requested to
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Small derelicts and other obstruction to navigation,
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such obstacles, latitude and longitude of derelicts,
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Entered: Steamship Yemassee, McKee,
SNew York; schooner C. C. Wehrum,
; Cavileer, New York. Cleared: Steam-
Sship Yemassee, McKee, New York.
Vessels in Port.
Steamer City of St. Augustine (Am.),
S391 tons, Gaskill; from New York.
Steam yacht Puzzle (Am.), 36 tons,
Dr. Chittenden, under-master and owner;
in for repairs.
Schooner Belle Hooper (Am.), 451 tons,
Hall; from Hurricane Island, Me., with
jetty stone for Mayport.
Schooner Collin W. Walton (Am.), 428
tons, Peterson; from Philadelphia with
coal and iron.
Schooner Angle L. Green (Am.), 413
tons, Lee, Philadelphia; loading lumber
at Bucki's mill. .
Schooner Adelaide J. Alcott (Am.), 382
tons, Johnson; loading lumber at
Bucki's pill.
Schooner Edward Stewart (Am.), 378
tons, Kent, Bangor, Me.; stone for
Schooner C, C. Wehrim (Am.), 376
tons, Cavil'eer; from New York with
jetty stone.
Schooner Charlotte T. Sibley (Am.),
358 tons, Bartlett; loading lumber for
New York.
Schooner Amelia P. Schmidt (Am.), 266
rons; loading lumber for New York,
Schooner 4Mary F. Corson (Am.), 263
tons, Robinson; from New York with
stone for jetties.
Schooner William H. Skinner (Am.),
248 tons, Woodland; from Baltimore
with general cargo.
Schooner Lois V. Chaples (Am.), 219
tons, Grace; from Philadelphia with
Schooner Lizzie V. Hall fAra.), .!
tons, Hudson, New Yoi k1: mnloadiu ng
at Palatka. ,"
Schooner Flora Pressey i A m. i, 1, 11
Gray; loading old rails tor New Y"
Due To Arrive.
Brig H. C. Sibley ,A.e.I, *i4i
Hitchburn; from Boston. .
Schooner J. S. Hoskin. Am..s
Bennett, from Baltimore, Aug. 31. '
lMaritime Miscet lay.
The steamship Yemassee, 1 h e
in Sunday morning, entered a -,
Custom-house yesterday with a f'argr)
2,500 packages of general mUerc 9
She cleared with 150,000 fett'of
100,000 shingles, 200 1balesof Wb61,4
boxes of oranges, and 300 packs.ea
general merchandise. ,.'
The schooner' C. C. Wehrum. ei. .
yesterday with 500 tons of stone fot
jetties. The schooner ha.s beia a's t
from the port only a short time, having
sailed for New York August 14 with a
cargo of lumber for New York. Captain
Cavileer reports a quick trip down-four
and one-half days from New York. Some
squalls were encountered on this end of
the trip, but did no damage.
The schooner Flora Pressey moved
over to South Jacksonville yesterday,.
and is loading old rails from the J., St.
A. & I. R. Ry. for New York.
The little schooner Biscayne left down
last night for Biscayne Bay with 40,-
000 feet of lumber and a good quantity-of
miscellaneous freight.
The schooner Clara Wilbur crossed the
bar yesterday evening and is now at
quarantine, having come from a West
Indian port. She will load lumber at
Hunter's mill.
The Clyde steamship Algonquin comes
in this morning with a long list of pas-
sengers and a good cargo.
The fishing schooner Saxton went

aground on Fire Island Bar on Saturday
morning. The Oak Island and Fire
Island life-saving crews proceeded to her
relief. The State steamer Ripple, which
was near by, pulled her off, and she pro-
ceeded on her course eastward, appar-
ently uninjured.
The schooner Charles H. Fabens, Cap-
tafn Howes, which arrived on Sunday at
Boston from the Windward Islands, re-
ported that on August 31, in latitude
34.25 north, longitude 64.49 west, she
passed the hull of a three-masted schoon-
er, apparently of about 600 tons register.
The masts were all down close to the
decks, but the booms and bowsprit were
intact. The deck was just awash, and
the appearance of the derelict indicated
that she had not long been in that con-
dition. Her name could not be ascer-
tained. She is a dangerous obstruction
to navigation.
PENSACOLA, Sept. 17.-Entered: Amer-
ican tug Carbonero, Simmons, from Gal-
veston; American schooner, Oscar G.
Green, from New York. Cleared: Brit-
ish ship Arklon, Mosher, from Greenock,
with timber and lumber.
Fort George.
FORT GEORGE, Sept. 17.-Wind south-
east. Arrived: Schooner Laura Wilbur,
from the West Indies, now in quaran-
tine. No departures. Nothing in sight
at sundown.
The Algonquin's Passenger List.
The Clyde liner, Algonquin, which
comes in this morning, has the follow-
ing passengers aboard:
W. E. Bird and wife, H. W. Smith and
wife, E. P. Bacon, M. Kugan and wife,
L. Kahn and wife, G. C. Floyd, wife,
nurse, and child, J. A. Craig, S. R.
Filch, Geo. P. King, G. M, King, Mrs.

SKing, Miss E. D. King, Mrs. J. A. Mc-
Carrick, wife, and nurse, C. C. Voorhees,
f J. L. Somerville, J. Trovonney, J. J.
o Marx and wife, Mrs. Drew and two
t children, Master R. Jones, T. R. Os-
t borne and wife, J. Steingfellow, G. W.
. Woodward, A. E. Fraleigh, B. G. Smith,
e Mr. Cassidy, T. C. Smith, Miss M. L.
I Holt, Mrs. Cassidy, Mr. DuBose, Thos.
t M. Hartman, N. J. Jones, R. Teasdale
Sand wife, E. J. Ireland, J. M. Smith,
Miss.Strong, Mrs. Geo. Peer, C. H. Wood,
. Aurelia Swarz, Mrs. and Miss English,
i R, D. Southwood, F. M. McCurdy, J. T.
SZeigler, and Miss Annie L. Jones, for
Jacksonville; John Green and wife, Miss
L. J. Burt, for Lawtey; E. B. Hall, J.
H. Diefenbach, for Ocala; S. Dudley, for
St. Augustine; E. W. McEwen, for Fort
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and as Jim went into a nearby yard thE
officer caught the chain and pulled thE
Sbear back. It was a tug of war for somE
minutes, and the officer grew red in th<
face, while Jim seemed to enjoy it
e Finally, he turned and accompanied the
officer, somewhat unwillingly. He toot
playful nips at the officer's legs as they
walked along. Jim tried to climb about
every tree that they came to, and one(
, in awhile he would charge at the crowc
of small boys, who hung too near him
seemingly to enjoy their wild flight.
a Policeman Taylor finally chained him
up at his old place, and with a deep
yawn of disgust at the curious audience
Jim lay down in the furthest corner of
his shed and went to sleep.
During his peregrinations fully 200
people gathered to watch him, and
e several times it was suggested to shoo
S him. But other people feared to wounc
him because then he might hurt some of
the children. Abe Campbell said last
1 night the bear was perfectly harmless.
. He was 2 years old and as playful as a
dog. He has been free several times be-
- fore, but never had he created so much ex
citement. Jim is almost full grown, and
Sis not an agreeable visitor to have walk
into one's house, especially if unan
Several of the neighbors intend to
Complain to the city authorities.

Notes from Northern Papers About Their
Races at Springfield.
S Many of the Northern papers and
cycling press gave the Florida contingent
of bicycle riders a complimentary word
Sin their reports of the late races at
Springfield, Mass.
A few concerning the races on the last
day are here appended.,
S The Boston Herald of Friday has the
I following regarding the mile handicap of
Thursday, in which Saunders was hurt:
"The mile handicap, class A, was a
chapter of accidents, no less than twelve
of the eighteen starters falling in the
, back-stretch on the last half, Saunders,
Fuller, and Coombs being the most seri-
ously injflred. At the pistol, Adams,
from the limit, went in to make the pace.
Fuller, too, from the seventy-yard mark,
lost no time whatever in getting down
to work. Fuller had soon overhauled
his first man, and was traveling in com-
pany "with the first bunch. Inthe mean-
time the low-mark men had been doing
great work. Davidson had got away
from Sims, and was cutting a rattling
pace. Slowly, but surely, they crawled
upon the leaders. Fuller suddenly came
from the rear of his bunch, and it looked
as though it was his race, until as the
field made the turn some one fell, carry-
ing all of the first bunch but Adams
down with him. In a moment the sec-
ond bunch was on the prostrate men,
and all but four went to grass. Once
free of the mess, Adams flew, with the
speed of a greyhound, and won hands
down, with J. J. Casey and W. F. Sims
fifty yards to the rear. Sims equaled
the mile record created by himself yes-
Friday's Boston Globe says of the two-
mile handicap race:
"The two-mile handicap had Knapp
and R. S. Williamson, S. B. C., on
scratch, with Monte Scott, Plairifield, N.
J., 10; Frank E. Wing, Framingham C.
C., 30; B. W. Pierce, Linden B. C., 30;
Charles Church, Philadelphia, 70; W. M.
Pettigrew, P. C. C., Boston, 70; J. C.
Wettergreen, Malden, 90; J. J. Casey,
Worcester, 90; C. J. Lewis, Northamp-
ton, 200, and W. Hi Caldwell and Saun-
ders of Jacksonville, Fla., who had the
limit, 230 yards. The latter two had a
partnership all by themselves until the
first mile, when Burns W. Pierce piloted
the long markers up to them, and they
died. Knapp rode a great race, and was
Sled by Monte Scott all through the race,
while Jack Wettergreen, 90 yards, led
the second throng. On the bell lap, the
scratch men and Monte Scott went to the
front, followed by Wettergreen. When
the sprint came, Knapp won out in 4: 37;
Wettergreen, second; Scott, third; Wil-
liamson, second scratch man, fourth."
From the American Wheelman:
"George Adams, the Southern cham-
pion, did remarkably well in the mile
handicap, in which Sims, the Washing-
tonian, duplicated his mark for a Class
A record, made the day before. Adams
showed improved form, but lacks judg-
ment in getting position for the finish.

Buyers Think the Yield Will Be More
Than Five Million Boxes.
Orange buyers from the North are now
coming in, and several firms have re-
opened offices here.
In a talk with one of their buyers yes-
Sterday, a CITIZEN reporter was told that
the yield fbr this season, if no storms
came, would be more than 5,000,000

"I have been watching things pretty
closely," said the buyer, "and my in-
formation is from all sections of the
State. There are few places where the
crop will not be larger than it was last
year, and if nothing happens to the crop
I would not be surprised if the total
shipments were 5,000,000 boxes. Why,
in the DeLand section alone they claim
they will ship 200,000 boxes, and I know
that in Orange, Brevard, Citrus, Marion,
and other counties the increase over last
year's yield will be large."
"Will you buy outright, or ask for
shipments on commission," asked the
"Well, we prefer to do a commission
business, of course. Generally in the
beginning of the season the grower wants
too much, and we can't afford to pay him
the prices he demands. Then, we have
to ship on commission. But later on he
generally comes down, and as the market
gets firmer we can afford to pay more,
and then we purchase a good deal. If
we could buy at fair figures earlier, we
would do so.
"Speaking of shipments, there is one
peculiar thing, and that is that in some
seasons oranges ship better in bulk than
in boxes, and the next season it will be
the reverse. It is on account of the fruit
being filled almost to bursting with juice.
Whenever there is a season with much
rain, the oranges ship badly. I see you
have lots of rain so far this season. If
it keeps on, it will have the effect of
making the fruit hard to ship on account
of the fullness and ripeness.
"We shall open here about October 1,
and I suppose shipments will begin early
in November, or in the latter part of
October. I shall take a trip throughout
the State first, but I really think that
my estimate of over 5,000,000 boxes is
too low, if anything."

Has a Pet Coon.
H. R. Thomas, the LaVilla druggist
nn T Adqm- n d wc ot i r p 1 R i v f r 4 PC! fwn i- nt i* hf .9. -

Inspectors and Clerks of the Election for
State and County Offices.
District No. 1. Pilot Town-Robt. H. Laftimer, S.
L. Dennett, J. W. Anno, Inspectors; E. 0. Hous-
toun, Clerk.
District No. 2, New Berlin-Byron W. Starratt, F.
M. Starratt, A. W. Lawless, Inspectors; W. A. Pol-
lard, Clerk.
District No. 3, Dinsmore-LouisHigginbotham, J.
P. Turner, A. W. Turner, Inspector-s C. J. High-
smith, Clerk.
District No. 4, Baldwin-Geo. W. Brock, C. M.
Halle, W. L. Fourakers, Inspectors; D. J. Parrish,
District No* 5, Maxville--Jas. D. Prescott, W.N.
Taylor, T. M. Forsyth, Inspectors; E. H. Padgett,
District No. 6, Price's-W. S. Pickett, J. E.
Thomas, J. T. Nobles, Inspectors: C. A. Young,
District No. 7, Moncrief-H. J. Pickett. A. E.
Smith, Lloyd Spiers, Inspectors; C. C. Higgin-
botham, Clerk.
District No. 8, Panama-B. Southwick, John
Hewett, J. J. McDonald, Inspectors; C. E. Smith,
District No. 9. Chaseville-Richard Atkinson, A.
C. MacNeil, A. J. Parsons, Inspectors: G. McG.
Breadalbane, Clerk.
District No. 10, Mayport-C. S. Norris. Florence
AnDreu, G. M. Railey, Inspectors; William Wallace,
District No. 11, Pablo-Robert W. Grace, Tillman
Grace, W. M. Dickerson, Inspectors; John Dutton,
District No. 12, Arlington-Lewis Carr, F. F. Mar-
shall, Richard Hammond, Inspectors; S. R. Hig-
ginbotham, Clerk.
District No. 13, South Jacksonvire-R. F. Bowden.
M. L. Hoover, John J. Whitaker, Inspectors; Frank
Stevens, ClerL
District No. 14, Mandarin-H. G. Leek, W. A. Hart-
ley, Robert Argo, Inspectors; P. J. Hoke, Clerk.
District No. 15, Ward No. 1-F. C. Grover, Joseph
Dull, I. L. Harris, Inspectors; H. T. Shackleford,
District No. 16, Ward No. 2-George P: Glenn, W.
P. Flynn, T. J. Kay, Inspectors; E.B. Ritter, Clerk.
District No. 17, Ward No. 3-E. A. Eshe, R. B.
Gross, W. M. Bostwick, Jr., Inspectors; R. E. Mat-
thews, Clerk.9
District No. 18, Ward No. 4-J. E. Ivers, F. R. Cou-
dry, S. A. Burkheim, Inspectors: R. J. Leite, Clerk.
District No. 19, Ward No. 5-R. H. Liggett, W. F.
Ivers, Walter Baker, Inspectors; J. H. Congleton,
District No. 20, Ward No. 6-C. J. Von Dohblan, J.
H. Ganten, H. C. Lueders, Inspectors; C. E. Belote,
District No. 21, Ward No. 7-M. E. Hunt, Claude
L'Engle,W. E. Gruber, Inspectors; Francis M. Gage,
District No. 22, Ward No. 8-Richard Oldham, D.
R. Blount, R. C. Burritt, Inspectors; B. B. Gandy,
District No. 23, Ward No. 9-J. A. Jackson, I. M.
Cox, J. B. Morello, Inspectors; Geo. H. Richards,
District No. 24, Duval-D. P. Wilkerson, 0. N.
Turner, F. L. Wingate, Inspectors; J. J. Hurlbert,
I hereby certify that the above persons were this
day appointed in open session by the Board of
County Commissioners as Inspectors and Clerks of
the election for State and County officers for the
several districts of Duval County, to be held Tues-
day, October 2,1894.
Witness my hand and seal, this 8th day
[SEAL.] Ot September, at .the courthouse, Jack-
sonville, Florida. N.k A. HULL,
Clerk of the Board.

Steam and Gas Fittings, Pumps, Piping, and Drain
Pipe, Bathtubs, Water Closets, and Wash-
stands. Electric Bells. Agents for Quick
Meal Gasoline, and other Stoves.
Jacksonville, Fla.

50 and 52 W. Forsyth St.,
Telephone 186. acksonvlle, Fla.


Real Estate Insurance Agents,
Florida Timber Lands,
In lots in size from 100 acres to 50,000 acres, and in
price from 7Sc. per acre upward, according to loca-
tion. Also, improved lands, orange groves and
farms in localities suitable for southern homes.
Also, city lots and city buildings for sale on easy
Local agents for the United States Mutual Asci-
dent Association of the City of New York. Also,
the Germania Life Insurance Company of New
York. These companies are old and reliable and
well known to the insuring public of Jacksonville
and vicinity.
Office, 50 West Bay Street,

-D. C. ANDRESS. Proprietor.


TH E-E -MW-_-D0 U -V AIA-
Corner Forsyth and Hogan streets, opposite Government Building,
S Was opened Dec. 15, under the management of DODGE & CULLENS.
Everything entirely new and first class. Steam elevator. Best location in th
city. Elegant sample rooms and special rates for commercial men. Bath-
rooms on every floor, andV apartments with baths attached.
Rates, $2.50 to $4 per day. Special Rates by the week.

Main street, one block from Bay, Jacksonville, Fla,

Everything entirely new. Redecorated and elegantly furnished throughout.. This will be the most
liberally conducted hotel in the south, with superior cuisine and service. Terms, $2.50 to $3.50 per day.
Special weekly. N. L. WARD.


Our business confined to the trade only.

Orders from

consumers neither solicited nor desired.

Quotations Made Promptly on Application.

DUVAL.-Henry F. Jamison, city, Miss Florence
Brings, Mrs. E. B. Mead, Miss Mead, Dunmer, Ky.,
A. Flalance, Apalachicola, Fla., Miss W. Sweat,
Miss Lizzie Sweat, Starke. Fla., J. C. Richards,
Florida, N. Hope, Greenville, Ala., J. T. Grasty,
Baltimore, Md., H. W. Clark, city, J. L. Brothers,
Savannah, Ga., Frank S. Roberts. Mobile. Ala.,
Mrs. L. H. Colvin, Mr. L. H. Colvin, city, J. T. Cun-
ningham, Boston, Mass., J. Albert Carrol, Bruns-
wick, Ga., James A. Baird, De Land, Fla.,W. Blosby,
Louisville, Ky., R. T. Patton, S., F. & W. Ry., W.
W. Dewhurst, St. Augustine, Fla., Thomas E.
Owens, city, W. N. Thompson, Fernandina, Fla.,
W. P. Gifford. city, W. H. Fortson, Mrs.W. H. Fort-
son, Umatilla, Fla., S. M. Thompson, Fernandina,
Fla., F. A. Ross, St. Louis, Mo,, P. C. Drew, Plant
City, Fla., J. D. Spinks, Sanford. Fla., J. W. Sweet-
ser, California, T. J. Wells. Sanford, Fla., John M.
Martin, Jr., Ocala, Fla., L. Moreton Murray, Or-
mond, Fla., E. S. Backman, Sanford, Fla.
PLACIDE.-J. R. Mason, Atlanta, E. B. Wells,
city, R. E. Bradford, St. Louis, Mo., J. C. Bean,
Cowherd, city, J. B. Casey, Baltimore, Md., A. R.
Muller, Louisville, Ky., J. V. Burke, wife. and four
children, Ocala, J. D. Taylor, Lake City. W. B. Wil-
son, New York, N. Y., J. Frank Hayes, P. P. C. Co.,
city, F. F. Daugherty, Washington, D. C., B. N.
Gaston, P. P. C. Co., George R. Foster, Jr., W. A.
Bisbee, J. L. Doegett, city, Robert T. Mathews,
Scranton, Pa., Alfred J. Newcomb, Cincinnati, O.,
George H. Dawson, M. A. Leite, Brunswick, Ga., J.
D. Holmes, city, H. M. Maguire, C. H. Maguire,
Norfolk. Va., Harry George, city, F. L. Leegar,
Leesburg, Fred Newburger, Savannah, Ga., H.P.
Fritot. J. B. Payne, city, George A. Higgins, Jack-
son, Miss., Wilton A. Miller, Sanford.
TRAVELERS.-H. H. Reed, J. W. Whatley, F. C.
& P. R. R., A. Charter, Cambridge, S. S. Hattles.
wife and mother, Atlanta, fta., R. K. Mallikin and
wife, Tallahassee, J. J. Hattle, Orangeburge, Coun-
ty, Fla., W. A. McBride, Barberville. T. B. Smith,
Quincy, C. E. Jones, Savannah, Ga., William H.
Draycott, New York. N. Y., A. Longrocker, St. Au-
'rafmi'n e Miss Nellie hluehnser haVleton.r S- C,.



All Kinds of Packing House Produ cts.


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East Florida Land and Produc<
Company Fails.

ASSETS, $75,000; DEBTS, $200,000

T. V. Cashen Appointed Receiver Under
810,000 Bond-The Mill To Be Operated
Till the Logs on Hand Are Sawed.
Other Decrees Made in Chambers,.

T. V. Cashen was appointed by Judg<
Call in the Circuit Court yesterday ac
receiver of the East Florida Land and
Produce Company at Neoga, a small
place in St. Johns County, near St
The appointment was made upon ap
plication of A. G. Hartridge and W. B
Young, attorneys for Kinkley et al., rep
resenting the laborers employed by the
The company did a very large lumber-
ing business in St. Johns County, and
failed short time ago with assets of $75,-
000, and liabilities estimated at $200,000.
The assets consist largely of the saw-
mill and appurtenances, houses, 400,000C
feet of lumber, 67,000 acres of land, and
eight miles of railroad track and equip.
ments, *
The bond of receiver is placed at $10,-
000. It is probable that the mill will be
operated until the logs at present on
hand are converted into timber.
A decree of foreclosure was granted
in the case of the People's Loan and
Building Association vs. Joseph H.
Stricklin, the property at issue being
lot 7, of block 11, Stewart's' addition to
Jacksonville. The mortgage is $700.90 ;
,solicitor's fees, $95.
Also a decree of foreclosure of mort-
,gage in the case of J. Bennett Clarke et
al, vs. Mary A. Rogers et al., involving
part of the Craig grant. Amount of
mortgage, $4,989.43 ; solicitor's fees, $340.
A motion was made by Judge Philips,
representing the plaintiff in the case of
Aaron Greiger and James Tompkins vs.
W. J. Wilson et al., before Judge Call, to
,set aside the sale of the Blaine Car
Works, at Green Cove Springs, made on
August 6. The plaintiffs were interested
parties in the sale, the defendants being
the purchasers of the property. It was
contended by counsel for the plaintiffs
that the machinery should have been
sold separately, instead of .in a lump,
and atso that it should have brought a
larger amount than it did. Affidavits
were submitted by the defense showing
that the machinery was old and of little
value. The case was argued before the
'court and submitted. Judge W. H.
Baker was for the defense.

He Eats Up the Breakfast of a Colored
Woman and Steals a Pincuslion.
Jim, the 2-year-old bear belonging to
Abe Campbell, a Main Street butcher,
escaped from his yard on Ward Street,
La Villa, near Campbell's house early
Sunday forenoon and improved his
liberty by taking a stoll around the
neighborhood, and incidentally eating
ui? Mirs, Amanda Smith's good breakfast
and tried to run off with Mrs. S. B.
Flinn's pincushion.
Mrs. Smith, a colored woman livingon
Forsyth Street, was preparing her break-
fast yesterday morning when all at once
she heard a strange sound at the kitchen
*dobr and the next moment a big bear
walked in. He went directly to the
table that was spread in the middle of
the kitcken, stood up on his hind legs
and began reaching for some steaming
hot biscuit that stood in the center.
Mrs. Smith ran into the street and
screamed. In a moment the neighbors
were aroused and in a few minutes half
a hundred people were crowding around
her little house all anxious to see the
Jim Enjoyed His Breakfast.
Those who got near the kitchen door
saw the big bear calmly eating away.
He ate up. the biscuits, licked out the
hominy dish, rubbed the grease from the
bacon all over his muzzle, and then, tak-
"ing up the sugar bowl, began on his
desert. Sticks then began to fly, and
Jim got uneasy. Taking a platter in one
paw and eating with the other, he wad-
dled to the door, the spectators flying in
all directions. The table-cloth became
entangled in his legs and over went bear,
table, and all. Jim finally emerged from
the debris and stalked majestically across
the walk and tried to get into a restau-
rant on the corner. The people shut
the door in his face, and Jim, after
:studying the menu pasted, up at the

door, concluded that the variety wasn't
great enofigh, and he shuffled up Second
,Street in the direction of Adams, a crowd
of several hundred men, women, and
children following him, shouting and
throwing sticks.
Bruin turned down Adams Street and
tried to get into several yards, but his
chain prevented. At Mrs. Barber's board-
*ing-house he attempted to jump the
fence, but his chain caught and threw
him back. Several ladies sitting on the
porch ran into the house and closed the
-doors and windows. A short way fur-
ther down the bear found a gate open,
and walked into Mrs. Flinn's boardihg-
house. The ladies on the porch retreated
Looked at Himself in a Glass.
Walking, he turned into Mrs. S. B.
Flinn, Jr.'s room. Going up to the bu-
,reau he stood up, and seeing his image
in the mirror, growled threateningly at
the other bear, and the onlookers ex-
pected to see him dash for his supposed
,rival. But Jim was peaceably inclined,
and as the other bear didn't bother him,
why he wouldn't cause trouble. Seeing
a handsome pincushion on the bureau
,he took that, and turning around marched
This was more than Mrs. Flynn could
stand, and she pluckily got a revolver to
shoot the beast. But she was persuaded
not to. Her sister, Miss Uguett, how-
ever, marched up to the animal, and
seizing the pincushion, took it from him,
and then led him by the ear outside the
door, Jim.being too much astonished by
such summary treatment to resist. The
crowd applauded and the woman
Jin then went around to the back of
the house and got into the kitchen.
Here he investigated the contents of all
-the pans and 'kettles that he could, and
seemed well satisfied till he poked his
nose deep into a kerosene can. This dis-
nolii s tpa him' "ind hA in+ +- Qto inan

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Architect and Superintendent
Board of Trade Building,
Corner Main and Adams streets,


Funeral Director andl Embalmer,

The Travelers' European Hotel.
West Bay street, Jacksonville, Fla.
Two blocks from all railroad stations and steam-
boat landings.
Rooms 50e., 75e., $1.
Regular Meals-Breakfast, 25c.; Dinner. 30c.; Sur-
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ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA. Rates: $2.50 to $4 Per Day.
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---FOR THE--

Quotations made on application,



For Justice of the Supreme C)urt,
Congressional Democratic Ticket.
For Congressman, First District,
For Congressman, Second District,
County Democratic Ticket.
For State Senator,
For RepresentAtives,
For Tax Assessor,
For Tax Colloctor,
For Treasurer,
For Members Board of Public Instruction,

have Mr. Kelly, father of the candidate
for Senator on the Independent ticket,
removed from the Board of County
Commissioners. A representative of
the Democrats called upon Mr. Kelly,
and assured him that there was no
ground for the rumor, as it was believed
that he would see that the board should
make a fair appointment of clerkA and
inspectors. Mr. Kelly assured tihe Dem-
ocrats that, as his son was a candidate,
the board would be all the more careful
in its appointments of the election of-
ficers. When the board met, however,
and made the appointments, the Demo-
crats did not consider that they were as
well treated as, from Mr. Kelly's assur-
ances, they had a right to expect to be,
and they made some complaint on this
point. Nevertheless, they now accept
the situation, and expect to elect their
candidates, as they have a majority of
the people behind them. They stand
upon the correctness of their position
before the people and the presumption
that the election will be fairly conduct-
ed. The outlook is encouraging; good
feeling seems to prevail, and there is no
cause for alarm in regard to the Nassau

The desperation of the Independents
has led them to make a most remarkable
appeal for the negro vote. They have
caused the following circular to be
printed and circulated, as can be verified
at the proper time:
"Notice to voters! There will be a
straight-out Democratic meeting at Peo-
ple's Hall, Tuesday night, September 18.
All voters are urged upon to come out
and hear for themselves the issue that
is affecting their interest now, and
which will do you much harm if not at-
tended to in time.
"'Section 2268, Revised Statutes of
Florida-All railroad companies doing
business In this State shall sell to all re-
spectable persons of color first-class
tickets, on application, at the same rates
that white persons are charged, and
shall furnish and set apart for the use of
such persons of color who purchase such
first-class ticket, a car or cars in each
passenger train, as may be necessary,
equally as good and provided with the
same facility for comfort as shall or may
be provided for whites using and travel-
ing as passengers on first-class tickets.
No conductor or person in charge of any
passenger train on any railroad shall
suffer or permit any white person to ride,
sit, or travel, or do any act or thing to
insult or annoy any person of color while
sitting, riding, and traveling in said car
so set apart for the use of colored per-
-Are they giving us as good for the
money as they promised? No! And
why not give the colored people as good
accommodation as the white people? Is
it because they think that they are not
good enough? Then why charge them
as much as they do the white people
and then compel them to ride in dirty
cabs where they are smoked out by
smokers? Can you standit? No. Then
let every voter come out and do his duty
at People's Hall Tuesday night, Septem-
ber 18, 1894."
In the-first place, let us see whether
there is any argument in the foregoing.
The Independent circular tells*the ne-
groes that they are not getting as good
traveling accommodations as the law
says that they shall have, and seeks to
make the negroes believe that a railway
commission will correct the alleged
abuse. Of course all thinking negroes
will readily see that here is a plain pre-
sumption upon their intelligence. If it
is true, that this statute is not being
strictly complied with, how can a rail-
way commission compel its enforce-
ment? The section quoted in the Inde-
pendent circular is a law of Florida.
All the commissions 'that might be
created from now till doomsday could
not have any relation to this matter. It
is the business of the courts to construe
and enforce the laws of Florida, and no
man of ordinary intelligence, if he is fair-
minded, will contend to the contrary. A
railway commission cannot in any sense
become a judicial body. It would be just
as reasonable to talk about bringing ac-
tion before\a commission for damages for

loss of life or property as to contend
that the statutory laws of Florida can be
enforced by a railway commission.
If the separate-coach law of this State
is not being properly enforced, the courts
are open for redress, and they are the
only institutions whose aid can be in-
voked to compel an enforcement of this
law. It can readily be seen, therefore,
that this appeal for the negro vote is one
of tho most misleading and transparent
pieces of demagogy of which the Inde-
pendents have yet been guilty.
But above and beyond all this there is
a feature connected with this matter
that ought to cause the cheek of every
true citizen to tinge with shame. After
all that has been done jointly by the
patriotic white citizens of Duval County
and the better and more conservative
element of the colored citizens to re-
store and maintain peaceful and friendly
relations between the two races, the
thought that there can be found.within the
borders of this county professing white
Democrats who secretly or openly aid and
abet a movement destined to disturb
those relations, is a cause for profound
humiliation. What must our fellow-
citizens in the other counties of the
State think of such a condition of affairs
as this?
The black people of Duval County
are numerous. It is essential that we
maintain friendly relations' with them.
They are important factors in the mate-
rial and commercial progress of the city
and county. As a rule they are indus-
trious and law-abiding. Many of them
are making comfortable livings and earn-
ing good salaries. They are free to engage

lically co-ordinated. Moreover, there
ire conflicts among the schools as to
what sociology means, and the treat-
ment of the different social sciences is
quite divergent and uncertain, as also
are the schemes for pushing investiga-
tions into facts and principles. The
ime, therefore, seems opportune for an
institutional organization which shall
endeavor to bring harmony out of the
Other reasons for such organized study
are found in the doubt or confusion
about these matters among the majority
of the best people, and the fact that
many who enter the field as doctors have
not learned the first principles of these
sciences, while social quacks abound
who do more harm than good; this, in
turn, being due to the fact that no in-
stitution offers a complete scheme of
study for the science as a profession.
The different remedies suggested for ex-
isting social diseases, and the undue
multiplication of societies for alleviating
this or that misery, constitute further
reasons for a professional school of soci-
It is proposed to make this Hartford
school gradually a center of Investiga-
tion, gathering material illustrative of
past and present social conditions, with
a view to discovering the underlying
formative laws producing the growth
and decay, the health and disease of the
social organism. The instruction will
cover all branches of social science, to
implant a knowledge of facts and
theories, to train in methods of research,
and thus to turn out a body of competent
teachers and reformers. Social literature
will be published which will be both
scientific and popular, so as to interest
and stimulate the people.
The curriculum will cover three years,
and among the subjects taken up dur-
ing the first year will be the philosophy
of sociology; the evolution of the family
and its treatment, considered biolog-
ically, legally," theologically, and ethic-
aaly; the status of women; domestic
economy; food, shelter, and dress, his-
torically and sanitarily considered; sani-
tary science; the growth of cities and
the decline of the country. The list of
lecturers includes many eminent pro-
fessors in various colleges, and other
authorities on social problems. Prac-
tical work will be assigned the students
in connection with the Young Men's
Christian Association, the Associated
Charities, and the variety of missionary,
benevolent, and reformatory institutions
in which Hartford abounds. The school
wi1 be open to men and women alike.
A college diploma, or its equivalent, is
required for its regular students, but
non-grad u ltes desiring to take the course
'r n do so on payment of the tuition fee,
.fopughi they will not be admitted to ma-
tCi.eulation. Any person can attend par-
(_cular.cour-:,soofj lectures on payment
"A the pre- il:.e'l fees.
Ti.ahe school will open on the first Fri-
d. in O.-tober, with Rev. Dr. Chester
D. Hartrauft as president and Alan C.
ReIley as. registrar.
This seems to us a most hopeful ex-
periment, and we shall watch its de-
6eloptment with great interest. It at-
tacks our social problems in the right
way, and it must prove fruitful of goo

i The evil of ,unequal assessments of
property for taxation in Florida has been
presented to the attention of the people
and the Legislatures unceasingly for
yeMars, yet a remedy has not been dis-
covered. The evil continues to exist,
and the complaints concerning it from
the people and the press continue to
grow louder year by year. Legislatures
meet and legislate and adjourn, and still
,no progress is made toward a solution of
the difficult question. Governor after
Governor has directed the attention of
th law-making power to the evil, and
elaborate committee reports have been
presented, detailing theS operation of the
laws and suggesting remedies for their

defects. Bills of "learned length and
thtundering sound" have been intro-
d:lued, and oceans of rhetoric poured
forth in their support, and still the same
old meaningless platitudes are enacted
into law.
The State Constitution (Art. 9, sec. 1)
comiauuds that the Legislature "shall
provide fur a uniform and equal rate of
taxation, and shall prescribe such regu-
lat ons as shall secure a just valuation
of Tall property". Every revenue law
enacted since 1874 has contained the im-
perative requirement that all property
shall be assessed at its "full cash value".
Thi provision, if faithfully executed,
wold have fully satisfied the terms of
the pbove-quoted constitutional require-
ment, since the assessment of all prop-
ertyrat its "full cash value" would nec-
essarily involve and effect the ascertain-
lumeit and application of a standard re-
sult ng in "a just valuation of all prop-
Governor Fleming, in his message to
the Legislature of 1891, used the follow-
ing language, after stating the -provi-
si'Ina of the Constitution and Statutes :
"But a wide departure from the laws
is th4 rule in almost every part of the
Stat, and the disposition to make low
assessments, so as to avoid paying more
than a due proportion of the State taxes,
obta sA, and is acted upon in Iprobably
ever county. I presume that it is safe -
to sal that the average rate of valuation
of t taxable property of the State is
not diore than one-third of its value, and
thait while the assessments of 1890
aggregate about $92,000,000, the ac-
tual -value of the taxable property
is oa least $300,000,000. Another un-

clinations lead them to select. They are
prosperous and happy. Can it be possi-
ble that there are persons in Duval
County whose insatiable thirst for place
and power leads them to reverse this
order of things and precipitate a reign
of chaos and anarchy? May true patriot-
ism and wisdom and justice forbid !
It is possible that cases occur in which
colored passengers are subjected to in-
conveniences in traveling. It is equally
true that white passengers also experi-
ence difficulties of the same kind. The
law requires the railways to provide
separate coaches for colored passengers,
and makes it the duty of conductors in
charge of trains to see that these coaches
are reserved for them.
If the law is not enforced, let the
courts be invoked to enforce it. If
rowdy and boisterous white passengers
annoy or disturb the colored passengers
in the enjoyment of the rights given
them under the law, the law has made
ample provision for the punishment of
such offenders. Let the negro passenger
who may be so annoyed appeal to the
conductor. If the conductor shall not
grant him relief, let him appeal to the
law, and bring both the railway company
and the offensive passenger to punish-
A few years ago the persons who are
now attempting to pose as the negro's
friends procured the passage by the
Legislature of the memorable "House
bill No. 4". The argument brought to
bear upon their white fellow-Legislatorn
was in part an appeal to race prejudice.
They were told that such a bill was
necessary to keep the negro from having
a voice in the administration of the city's
The advocates of the measure did not
secure the advantages under the ap-
pointive power that they expected to
obtain, and they subsequently moved for
a repeal of the bill. In order to recon-
cile their new position with the argu-
ment advanced for the passage of the
bill, they satd that the negro had become
quiet and orderly, and that there was
then no further necessity for disfran-
chising him.
Are the Independents now endeavoring
to create a necessity for another "House
bill No. 4"? The intelligent negroes
of Duval County will not be slow to dis-
cover' the inconsistencies in the record
of the Independents as their professed
friends. And they will naturally con-
clude that the friendship that looks no
higher than the use of their votes at the
ballot box does not place them
very great obligations.

The socialistic and anarch it ie influ-
ences and tendencies of the time, both
at home and abroad, cannot fail to
arrest the attention of every thoughtful
observer. The outbreaks of anarchislts.
in France, Italy, and other uatiofro of
Europe have never before been s.o nud,-
merous, so widespread, and so alarming
as during the, past year. Ev.-n in the
United States, which we once supposed
to be free from all such dangers, there
have been of late growing .signs of a
rising revolt against the existing order
of things. On the part of some there is
a blind groping after a better system of
some sort, which is generally conceived
of as more or less socialistic in its
nature. With others there is a readi-
ness for the overthrow of all institu
tions, and a debauch of anarchy. ,
With the public mind in this frame,
the first necessity is that of sound teach-,
ing. Not merely among the ignorant is
instruction needed. Many people who
consider themselves intelligent are yet
without the knowledge of the questions;
at issue which is essential to a sound
judgment. The very framework and
constitution of society are involved in
some of these questions.' So, too, are
the governing motives of human nature
and the springs of action. To talk
about a "new order" without a thorough
understanding of the old, is to darken
counsel. To devise fresh schemes for

the constitution of society without a
,clear perception of the influences which
control men and women, is worse than a
waste of time.
The most hopeful scheme yet proposed
for giving the needed instruction is the
"school of sociology" which is about to
open at Hartford, Conn., under the care
of the Society for Education Extension.
The high standing of this organization is
shown by its board of trustees, which
includes the president of the theological
seminary, the clerk of the Supreme Court,
a professor in Trinity College, two prin-
cipals of schools, the literary editor of
one of the newspapers, and several of
the most prominent and public-spirited
business men of Hartford.
The reason for establishing this school
is the feeling of its founders that "the
present social conditions require more
concentrated scientific investigation
than they have yet received". The evo-
lution of the family, the discontent with
the traditional views of marriage and
the consequent growth of divorce, the
increase or decrease of population, the
expansion of cities and the depletion of
the country, the relation, of capital to
labor, the augmenting volume of vice
and crime-such are among the facts and
themes which are believed to require
deeper and more protracted inquiry than
they have hitherto received in order to
confirm what is godd and to eradicate
what is evil.
Organized study is demanded by the
very complexity of the subject involved,
since social science covers a vast number

of the law is the want of uniformity of
valuation, which results in very unequal
taxation. The benefit to the State of a
full valuation of taxable property and a
correspondingly low rate of taxation is
manifest. I therefore repeat to you my
recommendation to the Legislature of
1889, to provide for a State Board of
Equalizers, to visit each county and
revise assessments, with a view to se-
curing a just and proper valuation of
property, and a uniform and equal rate
of taxation throughout the State."
The Legislature disregarded the strong
words and wise recommendation of Gov-
ernor Fleming, and contented itself with
the re-enactment of the stereotyped prO-
visions, making no effort to compel their
execution by the assessing officers.
Governor Mitchell, in his message to
the Legislature of 1893, after reciting
the effect of the existing laws and not-
ing their disregard by the assessing
officers, said:
"Some of the States have State As-
sessors, and this method of assessing
.the taxes is respectfully submitted for
your consideration. If a uniform as-
sessment of the property of the State
could be arrived at, and the property as-
sessed at something like its true value,
the revenue of the State would be ample
to meet all her indebtedness, and the
burden would not fall heavily upon any
property owner in the State, and it is to
be hoped that you will be able to bring
about this much-to-be-desired result."
But the Legislature of 1893, like all its
predecessors, failed to enact any law cor-
recting the evil. A bill providing for
the establishment of a State Board of
Equalization passed the Senate, and was
defeated in the House. The House vote
on the bill was as follows :
'Yeas: The Speaker, Messrs. Clarke,
Cochran, Daniel, Denham, Harp, Hol-
land, Jennings, Lee, Long, Morse, Nel-
son, Oliver, Rawls, Bourke, Shine, Wall,
Wilson, and Zim. Total, 19.
Nays: Messrs. Alexander,'Berry, Bry-
an, Campbell, Dell; Dees, Fletcher,
Finlayson, Floyd, Foreman, Fortner,
Gaskins, Garner, Gilchrist, Goodbread,
Hendry, Hamilton, Hooks, Johnson,
Jones, Layne, Means, Morgan, McCaskill,
McKinnon, Parker, Pickett, Priest, Reid,
Ross, Rowe, and Williams. ,Total, 32,
Comptroller -Bloxham, in his report
for the year 1892, thus treats this im-
portant matter:
"Many of the assessors of the State,
with a laudable desire to approximate,
that condition, held a convention at the
capital during the past year to consider
the existing inequalities. It was ascer-
tained that property in some counties
was assessed at 90 per cent of its value,
while in other counties the assessment
was as low as 20 per cent. This, too, in
the face of the plain letter of the law
directing that property shall be as-
sessed at its 'full cash value'. Comment
is unnecessary. A State Board of Equal-
ization has been recommended by many
as a proper remedy for this. inequality.
It would be ,well to -onsider in this
connection whether a convention of as-
sessors every few years, clothed with
ample power, could not better accom-
plish the result. I think so."
Argument to show the necessity for
effective legislative action on this sub-
ject would be superfluous. TPat which
is now essential is a wise choice of the
proper remedy; and its prompt and effect-
ive application by the next Legislature.
That a State Board of, Equalization,
empowered to adjust the inequalities of
valuation as between the several coun-
ties of the State, is the correct solution
of the chief difficulty, has been almost
undeniably demonstrated by the best
opinions advanced upon the subject.
But the establishment of a State Board
would comprise only one branch of
the necessary remedy. The error in
legislation that has been continuously
perpetrated through all these years con-
sists in having imposed? a duty without
providing penalties for disobedience.
The assessors are commanded to do a
certain thing in a certain way. Not-
withstanding their continuous and obsti-
nate failure to obey the command, no
punishment for disobedience has been
fixed. There being no penalty, a con-
certed agreement or tacit understand-
ing among them that obedience was un-

necessary and that each should do about
as he pleased, has ensued, and thus the
interests of four hundred thousand peo-
ple have been left at the mercy of half a
hundred of their paid servants, who have
safely defied the law while pretending to
execute it under their official oaths.
With a State Board of Equaliza ion,
and an adequate penalty against ssess-
ors for failure to execute the Laws, the
problem would be solved, and Florida
would attain that financial condition
that its rapidly growing wealth entitles
it to; while its people, relieved of the
inequalities of taxation under which
they now suffer and complain in vain,
would prosper as they have never pros-
pered before.
Mlorton Will Be Nominated for Governor
of New York.
SARATOGA, N. Y., Sept. 17.-Morton
will be nominated for Governor to-mor-
row, and will have for his running mate
Wadsworth, or Saxton, or Hendricks.
Fassett's name will also be formally pre-
sented, and he will go down in defeat,
but, his friends say, not in dishonor.
The anti-Morton people are divided
upon a choice for Governor between J.
Sloat Fassett, General Daniel Butter-
field, and Judge Leslie W. Russell of St.
Lawrence. The other candidates who
declared themselves in the race are now
seeking the Lieutenant Governorship,
and the fight over the second placeon the
ticket promises to be a lively tussle.
Mr.- Platt will permit the convention to
nominate the candidate for Lieutenant
Governor. Platt and his men say that
the total vote against Morton on the
first ballot will not reach 150. This
would give Morton 582 votes. As there
are 732 delegates to the convention, it
only requires 367 votes to nominate.

Platt urged him to abandon the canvass
for the nomination for Governor, and
enter the race for LVutenant Governor,.
promising him their support if he would
take this course.
"That proffer of the nomination for
Lieutenant Governor has been made be-
fore," said Mr. Fassett,"and I absolutely
declined. I am a candidate for the first
place, and for no other."

At a Meeting in New Orleans They
Abandon Democracy.
NEW ORLEANS, La., Sept. 17.-The
'sugar planters went over completely to
the Republican Party to-day, and burned
the bridge behind them.
The mass-meeting of the planters was
dignified and determined. If there was
any intention on the part of the Demo-
cratic planters to attend and carry the
meeting for the Democracy it was aban-
doned, as it was soon seen that it was
useless, and no protest was made to the
action and the stand taken. It takes
the planters bodily over into the Re-
publican Party.
There were 800 persons present, all
prominent men. The hall in which the
meeting was held was crowded. The
men represented at least two-thirds of
the sugar industry of this State, includ-
ing planters, manufacturers, cotton fac-
tors, and manufacturers of sugar ma-
An invitation has been extended to the
representatives of the lumber, rice, and
other industries to send delegates, but.
more than nine-tenths of those present
were sugar men. The strength of the
movement and the character of the mep
who are in it are shown in 'the commit-
tee which called and had charge of the
meeting to-day.
More Lynchers Arrested.
MEAPHIs, Tenn., Sept. 17.-Judge Su-
bose has refused to bail Strickland an&
Armour, charged with complicity in the
lynching. Armour's arrest is a surprise.
He was with the faction opposed to the
party supposed ,to have done the lyndh-
ing. In -some way he was indicted by
the friends of the'lynchers in order to
break the force of the anti-lynching:
A Ship and Sixty-four Men Lost.
SANS FRANCISCO, Cal., Sept. 17.-The
steamship Oceanic, from Singapore,
brings news of the sinking pf the steam-
ship Namicong in the Carimata Straits-
while on her way from Sourabaya to
Singapore, with her whole xrew of sixty-
four men.
S A Working Democratic Club.
The, John E. Hartridge Colored'Club
held an interesting meeting last night at
their headquarters in East Jacksonville.
Several members addressed the meeting.
They declared themselves in favor of the
Democratic Party.
Epworth League Social..
The Epworth League of the Congrega-
tional Church will be entertained Thurs-
day night by Miss Minnie French at her-
residence on West Duval Street.

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Weather Indications.
For Eastern and Western Florida: Showers;
variable winds.

WHILE the Independents are trying to
reconcile the inconsistencies of their
record on the questioA of the repeal of
the election tlaw, it should not be for-
gotten that the candidate of the Demo-
crats for Senator from this county long
ago placed himself on record as an advo-
cate of repeal.

STHE defeat of Colonel Breckinridge in
the Ashland district seems to be in-
volved in some doubt after all. It will
be a sad commentary upon the moral
tone of our national politics if all the
l. agencies that have been brought to bear
instiane shall fa to keep a self-
ed moral leper outof t halls of
g S 'C ie.
THE Jacksonville correspondent of the
Atlanta Constitution, unintentionally no
doubt, has done the people of this city
an injustice. There is no reason to ap-
prehend violence or bloodshed here on
the day of the election. This is a law-
abiding community, and if boisterous
characters shall attempt to make trouble
at the polls, they will be promptly dealt
with according to the provisions of the
A CORRESPONDENT takes issue with the
statement of the CITIZEN that the Popu-
lists, or so-called "Jeffersonian Demo-
crats", profess to indorse the Democratic
platform. The CITIZEN did not intend
to be understood, of course, as contend-
ing that the Ocala, Omaha, and St.
Louis conventions embodied the currency
plank of the Democrats in their plat-
forms. It is a fact, nevertheless, that
the "Jeffersonian Democrats" profess to
have held on to the Democratic theory
of finance, and that they declare that
the Democratic Party itself has strayed
THE Tampa Times inquires :
"Can anyone enlighten us as to the
politics of the Key West Equator-Demo-
crat? J. M. Phipps is the candidate of
the regular Democracy for the State
Senate, and C. B. Pendleton, owner of
the Equator-Democrat, is running for
the same office on an Independent ticket.
He claims to be a Democrat, but is can-
vassing his district in company withtthe
Chairman of the Executive Committee
of the Third Party, and solicits the sup-
port of the Republicans. The Equator-
Democrat' is backing Pendleton, and in
its last issue published on its editorial
page a letter from him which it announces
'was handed in as a communication, but
we adopt it editorially'. Pendleton's
letter is a sharp arraignment of what he
terms the Monroe County ring."
In compliance with the request of the
Times for enlightenment, it is not amiss,
perhaps, to say that there Third
Party in Monroe County, and that the
alleged Third Party Chairman with
whom Mr. Pendleton is canvassing the
district is.the Chairman of the regular
S Democratic Committee. The issue in
S Monroe County appears to be drawn be-
tween the masses of the Democratic
S Party and the adherents of the "ring",
who polled something less than a hun-
dred votes at their primaries.
THE candidates of the regular Democ-
racy in Nassau County have been repre-
sented as being greatly dissatisfied and
discouraged in regard to the appoint-
ment of clerks and inspectors for that
county. This is, in the main, a mis-
take. Prior to the appointment of
',. the clerks and inspectors an idle ru-
". mor wass afloat. to the effect that
lF ...'.. *' '- -- .


Populist Outlook in the East.
From the New York Evening Post.
The Populists had strong hopes of
making a good showing in Maine this
month, as they had& made a &choolhouse"'"
campaign in many parts of the Stat'e,
and expected that, the hard times would
Cause people to look with :favor upon
the sure cures which they have to offer.
The result must,be'a great disappoint-
ment. They have polled only about..
5,000 votes, as against 3,005 two years.
ago, and this apparent gain is un-
doubtedly due in large part, if not.
wholly, to the action of Democrats who
were so disgusted .with their own party
that they felt like voting against it, but \
were not quite ready, as others were, to
go the whole Republican ticket. No cir-
cumstances could be more favorable to
the Populist cause than those which ex-
isted in Maine on Monday, and, the fail-
ure of the party to make any impression
on the masses must remove the last
lingering hope of its leaders that there
is a future for it in the East any more-
than in the West.
Silver and Protection. A
From the Chicago Herald.
Senator Cullom says that "silver is-
the ally of protection". That is what
the Herald always has said. They are
affiliated frauds. A law making 65 cents
worth of silver a dollar, and compelling
the people to take it for a dollar, to en-
rich the silver mine owners, is the same
kind of swindle as putting 60 cents tax
on 40 cents' worth of goods, making the
people pay a dollar for the same to en-
rich the factory owners., Each is spolia-
tion of the people for the benefit of a
class. Both'are robbery of the many for
the enrichment of a few. '
Fun in the Republican Camp.
From the Chicago Times.
Thomas Brackett Reed is coming to-
Chicago in the interests of his Presi-
dential boom. He has promised the Re-
publican leaders to speak at Burlington
Park at a date in the near future. Now,.
if the Lnter Ocean can only find out the
exact date ahead of time, and rush Mc-
Kinley in to ante-climax his Maine op-
ponent, there will be more fun in the
Republican camp than has as yet been,
afforded by even the Shelby Cullom-Billy
Mason, hippodrome.
People are usually willing to do their
duty, but they do not like to do too
much of it.-Atchison Globe.
A Mild Rebuke.-He: "How many
conquests have you made this summer?"
She: "I never talk shop."-Harper's
Wool: "One of these hunting-belts
seems to be loaded with blank cart-
ridges." Van Pelt: I forgot to tell you ;.
young Brown has asked to go with us."
At a Prize Shooting.-Rifleman (after
repeated misses): "Donnerwetter! if
those rascally fellows haven't gone and
stuck up the target in the wrong place
again."-Unsere Gesellschaft.
"James, have you poured the'American
champagne into the imported bottles?"
"Ez sure ez me name is Moike, mum."
"Well, you can put the cobwebs on the
bottles now. and then practice your
English accent for the rest of the after-
Racing Proprietor: -Michael!",. His
Groom: "Yis, sor." Racing Proprietor:
"How often have I told you not to allbw
that kid of yours to fool around that
yearling! First thing you know he'll
get stepped on, and then there'll be but-
tons and sich to pick out of them tender-
1- P *- T- -I- *




Of the Story About Business
and Politics


He Says That It Is Faull of Malicious Mis-
representations, and He Makes a
Statement in Six Counts To


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SEPTEMBER 18, 1894.


Northern Passenger Agents Predict a Good
Business This Winter.
Captain R. T. Patton, traveling passen-
ger agent of the Plant System, returned
yesterday from a two weeks' trip North,
which he spent largely in New York
While North Captain Patton met a
good many passenger and tourist men,
as well as hotel proprietors, and he
states that all of them predicted an un-
usually large tourist travel South this
winter. This is due to the general im-
provement in the business and financial
condition of the country. It is also
stated that a good many people who
have been going to California to spend
their winters will turn their faces South-
ward this year.
Captain Patton wears attached to his
watch a handsome gold chain and
Pythian charm, which were presented to
him by the passengers on the special
Knights of Pythias train that made the
record-breaking time to Washington.
The Captain personally conducted the
excursion, and by his courtesy won the
esteem of the passengers. It was ac-
companied by a set of complimentary

A force of men is still at work repair-
ng the planking on the viaduct.
Officer Williams found a small gold
ring, with diamond setting, on Bay
Street yesterday morning.
Top-spinning is the favorite amuse-
ment with the average small boy in Jack-
sonville at the present time.
Mr. Collins, the man who was hit on
the head with a board by Mingo Wash-
ington, anegro drayman, some time ago,
has fully recovered.
Nancy Bowman, colored, aged one and
one-half years, died yesterday on Church
Street of inanition. Undertaker Dey
will bury the remains at Mount Hermon.
Mr. Charles Howard of this city was
presented with a Newfoundland dog yes-
terday by Captain Woodland of the
schooner William H. Skinher, now in
port. ,
Superintendent Kean is having the
water main on Adams Street, between
Main and Newnan Streets, lowered, to.
make the valve conform to the new
Two more carloads of brick were re-
ceived yesterday. It is said by the in-
spectors that the brick are of a much
better quality than those formerly re-
The new city carts ordered by the
Board of Public Works some time ago
were delivered to the city yesterday,
and were at once put to work on the
The .framework of the TerminalRail-
road shed is now up. The immense
amount of work that has been done by
the company is just commencing to show
for itself.
A meeting of the rate clerks of the
Florida railroads will be held in the city
to-morrow, for the purpose of fixing th,.
rates of passenger travel in the State for
the ensuing year.
The Kindergarten Club will meet this
afternoon at the residence of Dr. J. C.
L'Engle on Market Street, instead :of at
the home of Miss Mabel, Smith, a prre-
viously announced.
A meeting of the Red Men will be
held to-night, at which time a nuui:er
of pale-faces will be inducted into tht
mysteries of the order. The City Trea.
urer will be one of the number.
A match game of baseball will
played between the'Hawks of LaV
and the Resolutes of Jacksonville';
Thursday afternoon. The boys intei.i
to make it an interesting game.
Rev. M. B. Ingle, State evangelist of
the Christian Church, and Mr. H. B.
Cohen, singing evangelist, will leave for
Brooksville to-day, where they will con-
duct a series of revival meetings.
A meeting of the Railway Employees'
Protective Association will be held at
L'Engle Hall, on Bridge Street, to-mor-
row evening. Local political issues
will be discussed by prominent speakers/
SJ. A. Craig & Bro. are preparing tc
open a gentlemen's furnishing store ir
the Everett Block on Bay Street. Mr
J. A. Craig has been connected with th(
clothing department of Kohn, Furchgoto
& Co. for some time.
A deed was filed in the County Clerk',
. office yesterday conveying the east hal
. of lot 5, block 1, division B; lot d, iI
i block 2, and the south one-third of lot 5
block 2, division D, from J. C. Greele;
to Minnie M. Frazee, for $2,500.
City Engineer Mattair has had several
maps of the city traced with colored int
- showing the streets that that are to bi

paved. The streets traced in blue are to
, be paved with brick, and those, in red
- with Alachua rock or Black Creek marl
The entertainment of the Psychical Re
f search Society that was arranged for las
r evening has been postponed until nex
Monday night on account of the in
e clemency of the weather. The farce
That is being prepared will be performed
S The steamer Frederick De Bary is ex
. pected soon to arrive in port. She left
SNew York last Tuesday, but has evi
deftly put into port somewhere on ac
e count of the storms at sea. The De
" Bary has been plying between Bostoi
s and Nahant during the summer.
The young son of Andrew Coroneos,
Sthe fruiturer next door to the postoffice
d hurt his ankle yesterday by being rui
over by a wagon. He was riding a bicy
cle, and in trying to avoid the wagon th<
t pedal of his wheel broke, throwing hin
Y down, the wheel of the wagon passing
e over his ankle.
Chief Haney states that he has no time
to become manager of a baseball team
e and wishes the statement made that he
, would assume charge of the new Jack
s sonville'team corrected. The Chief isa
d baseball enthusiast, but his duties atth
head of the fire department would no
r, permit him to engage in anything of thi
a kind.
e The regular meeting of the Metropol
l1 itan Light Infantry was held last night,
e but no drill was held on account of th
muddy condition of the street. It is uc
%- known how much was cleared on their
s excursion last Thursday night. All c
p the tickets have not yet been turned in
e The company contemplates giving a ba
e early in the season.
Pies from Calladium Stalks.
e Mr. Bryan, the florist on the Mon..rib
f Shell Road, has discovered that ,th
Stalks of the Calladium escalanthiui
r Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
World's Fair Highest Award.

make first-class pies, and already he has
built up quite a trade with the hotels
and boarding houses here. It is a good
substitute for rhubarb. and tastes very
much like that esculent vegetable when
well prepared and cooked nicely. Mr.
Bryan brought into the CITIZEN office
yesterday a huge Keifer pear that
brought down the scales at one pound
eleven ounces, and a fine specimen of
Japanese persimmon that weighed over
a pound.
D. J. Holt Will Ask for Full Protection
for His Son.
D. J. Holt, the father of Walter A.
Holt, who is confined in the county jail
awaiting requisition papers to take him
to Texas for trial on suspicion of having
murdered an attorney named Beard in
that State in 1893, says he is uneasy
about the safety of his son if he is taken
there. ',
"It maybe all right," said he yester-
day .to a CITIZEN reporter, "but I would
prefer that he be better guarded. I
have .heard hints that if he started he
would not reach that town alive. In
fact, my son has heard the same intima-
tion, and he is not satisfied to go back
unless some precautions are taken. Why
is it, I wonder, that Mr. McMichael is
here too? Why did he have to come with
the Sheriff? It looks rather queer to me,
and I am not at all satisfied.
"There are a good many things about
this murder of Beard that may come out
some day. I understand that he had an
insurance of $11,000 that is being with-
held by the insurance company for some
reason dr other. I have had many talks
with people in that town and found few
people who believed that my son had
anything to do with the murder. The
idea of a new-comer in a town beingable
to enter a strange house, ascertain
where the man slept, and kill him, as
was done in this case! The circum-
stantial evidence is so thin that it looks
suspicious to me. Certainly I shall in-
sist on a safe guard for my son if he is
taken back to Texas. We have no fear
of a fair trial, but lynch law knows no
justice. There are'too many complca-
tions in this matter to satisfy me yet,
and I am watching matters carefully."
The requisition papers for W. A. Holt
did not arrive from Tallahassee yester-
day as expected. It is thought, how-
ever, that they will be received by Sheriff
Jones this morning, and unless compli-
cations arise, Holt will then be taken to
Texas to answer to the charge.
Trotting Match at the Fair Grounds.
What promises to be an exceedingly in-
teresting trotting race will take place at
the-old Fair grounds to-day. Joe Cole-
man and Phil Kurtz have stores side by
side on Bay Street. The former has a
fine snow white horse, with a good
record back of him. The latter has a
bbb tailed bay that is not a slow stepper
by any means. It has been a subject of
dispute as to which can go the faster.
The question has become a mooted one,
and will now be settled by a race,
The ;e Br,ought Some Compensation in
'- o leearinag the Land.
F,.: -L, .'Paql, plor, -o r.Press.
.Wt (fitV es have brought with
t 0A th districts devastated
-'ihan compensate forthe
1.y inll'ted, little as they
tinst t hie terrible sacrifice
These tremendous torna-
_ j a'e .swept tens of thousands
Si-telyl ocean of underbrush,
and all timber, except'
R remains of trees burned,
'holly t.- the ground, and in
neces to the extremities of
's undtr the ground. They
nplished, in a few short hours,
labor of thousands of men
e:.oulh 9t have accomplished as com-
Spletely in many years. They have made
an immense clearing of all the ground
'. swept over, and covered with fertilizing
- ashes the grave of the great forest. A
feW stumps pulled out and any field lo-
' cated on these desolated tracts would
; be ready for the plow. A district of
- land fourteen miles wide along the
s Dyluth Road by perhaps thirty miles
4 lopg, running east and west across it,
has been thus reclaimed or made avall-
^ able for farming purposes. The situa-
. tibn affords a magnificent opportunity
e> toe carry out the small farm. scheme
t which has been 'urged by the Pioneer
Press and others as a means Of taking
care of the unemployed. A great deal
s of the land in this district must be suita-
f ble for farming purposes. If we are not
mistaken, most of it is railroad land.
' If so, it is here that the St. Paul and
Y Dhluth Railroad Company could perhaps
fiftd its best opportunity to carry out its
l geu,:,ro0l- offer to furnish free farms te
k tht fire sufferers, and to help them make
e a beginning. The farmersin that wooded
o region are used to small farms, and their
d experience has proved that the careful

- cultivation of small tracts is far more
- profitable than the careless skimming
t oier of large holdings, which proved the
t eCdrP- of the Northwestern farmer.
d J. N. Dye has opened a first-class
grocery and meat market at the corner
- of Bridge and Monroe Streets. Rock-
t bottom prices prevail.

was not great. Mr. Domain stated that
he did not think, from the indications
then, that there would be any severe dis-
turbance in the atmospheric conditions,
though if the low area pressure should
move eastward, the chances would be
favorable for the weather becoming
Yesterday was as cool a day as there
has been since June 11. The average
mean temperature yesterday was 70.
The highest the thermometer registered
was 80, and the lowest 71. The coolest
place in the country was at Bismarck,
S. D., where the thermometer fell to 28,
accompanied by a killing frost. There
will probably not be a very perceptible
cooling of the weather in this section un-
til about the middle of October.

Mr. Broward WVants To Know WVhy He Is
Not Paid for His Wood.
M. L. Broward has quite a grievance
against the city, which resulted in his
expressing himself to Superintendent
of Streets Earl in no meas-
ured terms yesterday. It was
all on account of a quantity of wood
which Mr. Broward had furnished the
city to be used at the crematory.
The wood was delivered August 30,
and ever since then Mr. Broward has
been endeavoring to get his money. He
has been put off for various reasons, and
yesterday Mr. Earle told him that the
wood had been attached by Captain
Ritter, who brought it up in light-
ers. The captain's bill for towing
was $85, which Mr. Broward thought
rather exorbitant, considering that the
wood was only worth $65, delivered at
the crematory. It was only towed fifteen
miles, from Dunn's Creek, Mr. Broward
says, and then, too, he had not engaged
Captain Ritter to tow this lighter.
Negroes had been hired, at 75 cents a
cord, to deliver the wood in the city, and
they were the ones whose property to
attach. A lighter was broughtup previ-
pus to this one for $10, and the bill was
made out for the two, making a total of
$95. Mr. Broward offered to pay the
$10 due on the lighter he had engaged,
but Captain Ritter refused to accept
Mr. Broward will institute suit to
recover the amount due on the wood.



How Mixing with "'ruit Acids Digests
Food Before It Is Even Taken
Into the Mouth.

Natural foods are as a rule insoluble.
They must be dissolved before they can
be absorbed.
Digestion is the dissolving of food in
our mouth, stomach, and intestines. It
is done by special ferments prepared by
special organs.
A great deal of energy is used up in
digestion. Well people can spare the
energy, sick people cannot. People who
have not sufficient energy suffer from in-
It is plain that Paskola, which is an
artificially digested food, will save a sick
person a great deal of energy.
Artificial digestion is the dissolving of
food outside the body by the same fer-
ments that dissolve it inside the body.
Paskola is a fattening food made of
grains and fruit that has been digested
in this way. It also aids in the diges-
tion of other food.
Sick people need all their energy to
get well. They should take Paskola.
Thin people spend their energy in busi-
ness or other cares and worry. Paskola
will make them fat without giving their
digestive organs any work.
Paskola is an ideal natural fattening
food. It is more. It is a natural tonic
food that does not create false new en-
ergy, but helps you to husband what you
Anyone who reads the thankful words
which follow will be convinced of the
surpassing worth of this great artificially
digested food:
FRIENDS: And you have indeed been
friends to me as you would be convinced
if you cou'd have seen me last summer
at this time, and see me now. For
three years I have been treated by -the
best doctors in Indiana and Ohio. T
would get relief for a while, but only t ,
get worse again. When I commence;d
to take Paskola I did not think it woul-
do me any good, and had made up my
mind to quit taking medicine and let
nature take its course, when one of your
little books was thrown in my way, and
I asked my husband if I could try it, and
he is surprised with the result. I have
taken four bottles, and to-day I never
felt better in my life. I do not know'
how much I have gained in flesh, but
every one says I look so much better.
I have advertised it well here and
several have tried it, and are much
pleased. I can eat anything I want and
sleep at night like a log. I cannot say
enough of Paskola and also of the tablets.
They are just grand. I wish I could
convince every one of its merits; they
would certainly use it. I remain your
friend, MRs. FRED. GROVES.
You can obtain Paskala of any good
druggist, and a free pamphlet' will be
mailed by the Pre-digested Food Co.,
30 Read Street, New York.

Prole His Charge.

Mr. A. H. King, a member of the Board
of Public Works, and joint owner of
landed property within the district af-
fected by the- Riverside improvements",
makes the following interesting answer
to the article published in the CITIZEN
You will permit me, on behalf of truth
and honesty, to correct some of the reck-
less misstatements appearing in your
Issue of the 17th inst.
1. The city bonds were sold at par, and
in a manner which results in the saving
of Interest, until the money shall be ex-
pended, giving the city at least 1 per
cent above par-a magnificent sale In
comparison to the sales of other munici-
pal bonds within the last few years, and
this in the face of a suit Instituted by
your allies and the enemies of progress,
in the United States Court, for no other
purpose than to obstruct the city's de-
2. The work of paving Main Street has
in no manner been obstructed, but, on
the contrary, every possible exertion on
the part of the city officials has been
given to further the work, and this
against a plan of obstruction, where the
trail of the serpent Is again detected,.
and this in the name of sanitation.
3. The -comprehensive purpose" was
taken up many months ago by the City
Council and Board of Public Works, and
it was then jointly agreed to pave a
large number of streets, aggregating
about seventeen lineal miles, ramifying
every section of the city in equal propor-
tion. It was then ardently desired that
this work might go on through the sum-
mer months, so that the city and its peo-
ple might get the benefit of expenditures
when every dollar put in circulation
would be doubly appreciated. Ordi-
nances were passed authorizing the work
to be done, but the same devilish hand
of obstruction was again felt in an order
from the State Board of Health pre-
cluding any excavations. The city and
its citizens have suffered accordingly.
And now, forsooth, a tasteless mounte-
bank announces that three-quarters of a
mile of this outlined territory runs
"through the piny woods, where goats
gambol among briars and razorbacks
chew the palmetto berries". If he
means the beautiful hammock nestling
upon the banks of the gorgeous St.
Johns River known as Riverside, he is
surely a hedgehog, fleeing before the
dawn of day, or mole, content with native
4. The CITIZEN'S obligation to an-
nounce a fact which has been a matter
of public Information and gratification
to all-goqd citizens of Jacksonville for
weeks ii too tunny. The same intelli-
gencer who sees only the William-goat
and the razorback must surely have dis-
covered that Riverside Avenue was be-
ing graded for paving, now that the
grading has been completed for about a
week. Yes, Riverside Avenue has been
graded, and in due season, according to
contract already let, will be paved at a
cost to the city of Jacksonville of about
$3,000 for the entire work. This work
has been done-first, because of, the de-
sire of nine-tenths of the property own-
ers along the route petitioning the Board
of Public Works to do the work of pav-
ing for them, and thus avoid the delay
which would arise from waiting until the
time allowed by law for the property-
owners to do the work themselves to ex-
pire. Those who signed this petition
were: Briggs & Smith, by J. C. Greeley;
J. C. Greeley, W. T. Simmons, Telfair
Stockton; A. H. King and C. B. Rogers,
associates with E. A. Champlain of the
C.B. Rogers Company; Mary E. Sim-
mons, A. J. Hedrick, T. V, Porter, J. E.
Kuchler, John D. Baker, Thomas P.
Denham, S. E. Foster, and C. B. Rogers.
This movement was undertaken and
carried through in this outlying terri-
tory; first, because it was believed that
the State Board of Health would not be
so unreasonable as to stop it, and for
the purpose of putting bread into the
mouths of our laboring. men at a time
when they stood sorely in need of it;
and the burden of this work fell upon
these property-owners doubly, as the
city pays only one-third.
5. The diagram printed is worse than
a malicious misrepresentation. "A. H.
King and his associates", C. B. Rogers
and E. A. Champlain, own that hand-
some piece of property next west of the
Riverside tract, but the grading only ex-
tends into it a distance of 400 feet. The
total number-of front feet on this street
within this territory is nearly 11,000
feet, of which, according to the diagram,
with the above correction, shows that
any and all parties directly or indirectly
connected with the city government own
only about one-tenth of the abutting

property. This is not by way of apology
In any sense, but to expose the malicious
errors of your representation. For we
are more than glad that we have been
enabled to put the laboring people of
this city to work in this manner.
6. The insidious falsehood of the whole
article boldly appears when this govern-
ment is taken to task for not paving
Forsyth, Bridge, Julia, and Hogan
Streets, when it is well known to its au-
thors that the State Board of Health has
prevented this work by direct mandate.
And finally, perhaps, the taxpayer
might easily learn from the foregoing
who are the enemies of progress and oi
the people in this city. Yours, etc.,
Jacksonville, Sept. 17:

Caused by a Low Area Storm in the Gull
of Mexico.
.Yesterday wasa rainy day. Although
there was no evidence of a windstorm
.or other #tmospheric disturbance, rail
fell almost continuously from early in
the morning until late at night.
. Observer Domain said that the rail
S was due to a low area storm, which was
central in the Gulf of Mexico, off thE
coast of Louisiana. As the storm wa
away from land, little could be learned
in regard to it, but it was not thought t
ha aavrar and the velonity of the win(


Our First Cut in Prices.

Want Room for NewG00oods.

In our Main and Branch Stores
we have 50,000 Sample Pants
Patterns. To close quick we
will make Pants to Order, from
the sample patterns at each
store, at the following

Great Reduction:

Now $2.50. Formerly $3.00
Now $3.00. Formerly $3.75
Now $3.50. Formerly $4.25
Now $4.13. Formerly $5.25
NOW $4.41, Formerly $6.25
Now $4.75. Formerly $7.25
Now $5.06. Formerly $8.25
Now $5.40. Formerly $9.25
Now $6.00. Formerly,$10.25

Don't Miss This Chance.
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231 West Bay-St.


Mr. Burbridge and His Play To Be Greet-
ed To-night at the Opera House.
Judging from the number of seats sold
for to-night's performance of "Down in
Dixie", Mr. J. D. Burbridge's many
friends expect to give him a rousing re-
ception. Last night but few seats were
left, and in the gallery hardly a seat was
for sale.
"Down in Dixie" has had a rousing re-
ception wherever it was played. Its
special features of Southern life and
character, its Pickaniny, Band, a festive
alligator, and the many other interesting
features combine to make it a play that
is attractive. It is well written, abounds
in dramatic situations, and has plenty of
fun and jollity to keep the audience
interested till the'curtain rings down.
Late last night the following telegram
was received from Mr. G. V. Burbridge,
who is with the combination :
"SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 17.-'Down in
Dixie' played to a full house here to-
night. Every seat was occupied, and
there wasn't scarcely any vacant stand-
ing room. The audience greeted the
players most heartily, and the applause
was spontaneous and frequent. The
stage setting is magnifleent."
Three Democratic Meetings.
The Democrats of the Seventh and
Eighth Wards had a rousing joint meet-
ing last night, which was well attended.
The speakers gave some plain talks on
the policy of the Independents, and were
A meeting was also held in the Sixth
Ward, and here the people were made to
see the inequalities of taxation. There
were large .numbers out, notwithstand-
ing the inclement weather.
The colored Republican Club of the
Fifth Ward held an interesting meeting
last nightland voted to support the Dem-
ocratic ticket, preferring Hon. John E.
Hartridge in the Senate. Those pres-
ent were all qualified voters. Stirring
speeches were made by several of those
Council Meeting This Afternoon.
The regular meeting of the City Coun-
cil will be held this afternoon at 3
o'clock. The Committee on Combusti-
bles will probably report on the Stand-
ard Oil matter that was referred to them
at the last meeting.

Mr. M. J. Clement, a phosphate opera-
tor at Ocala, is at the Carleton.
Colonel C. B. Pendleton of Key West
President of the Florida Press Associa-
tion, is in the city,
W. H. Meynardie, station-master ofl
the S., F. & W. Ry., who has been ill' foi
the past few days, is now out again.
Dr. Hy Robinson has come up to the
city from Pablo with his family. They
have been spending the summer there.
Mrs. Fred Kabn, who has been spend
ing the summer in New York State, re
turned to the city on Sunday's steamer
C. H. Saunders, one of the Jacksonvilh
bicycle riders who competed in Spring
field last week, is expected home this
E. C. Bixler, bookkeeper of the West
ern Union Telegraph Company, returned
yesterday from a few weeks' vacation at
Cincinnati and Dayton.
Miss May Miller, who has been a
Pablo the past summer, was in the city
yesterday. Misses Emmie and Georgett(
Britton have also come back after a de
lightful stay at Pablo.
Mr. Charles L. Bucki returned to thE
city yesterday from a trip to New York
c and is again at the Carleton. He wa
; accompanied by Mr. E. J. Curtis an
f Miss Runwood of New York.
Mr. A. F. Henley, ex-City Engineer
returned to the city yesterday from
visit to his old home in England, where
he has very pleasantly spent several
months. Mr. Henley's looks indicate
That his trip agreed with him.
Mr. F. W. Moses, Florida represents
i lve of Thacker Brothers of Chicago, i
,in the city for the purpose of opening u
a a branch house. A representative of th
a firm will come from Chicago to tak
charge of the business in a week or so.
a Mr. L. Morton. Murray, editor of th
S Ormond Coast Gazette, and Chairman o
e the Democratic Executive Committee (
s olusia County, passed through the cit
d yesterday on his way to Stafford Spring
6 Va., where he goes to take his wife f(
d her health.

FOR SALE-250,000 strawberry plants, Federal
SPoint variety, at $3 per thousand f. o. b. Ad-
dress B. F. McGraw, Buffalo Bluff, Fla. ,,

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i Florida State
College .
Has a full Faculty of able Professors. Good
equipment in Laboratories and Shops. Gives
Five Full Courses of Instruction:
SThe Agricultural
S,,, The Mechanical
The Latin Scientific
s .The Women's
The Business
SMilitary Drill and Disciphline under a gradu-
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Sof War. B
tGrants degrees of B. S. and A. B. to gradu-
ates of full courses. Young men board in
mess hall for $10 per month. Young women
board with families in town, $10 to $15 a
month. No tuition charged .residents of
Florida. Next term begins OCTOBER 2. ,
For Catalogue giving full information,
write to 0. CLUTE, President.
SLake City, Florida. 0

A' TEMPERATE, industrious man, 46 years of
age, desires a situation; is competent to act as a
stationary engineer, but is willing to do any kind
of honest work; can, give the best of references.
Address A, care of the CITIZEN.

WANTED-By a compositor, a position on a daily
or weekly paper; city or country. Address
Compositor, 825 Julia St., East Jacksonville.

of October. For further particulars inquire at
315 E. Monroe St.

MRES. EDNA SWIFT, who came from Brunswick,
Ga., four weeks ago, can hear something to her
advantage by calling on Charly Louy, corner Main
and Ward Sts.
BOARD AND ROOMS-At the Leonard Place, 205
Newnan Street, corner of Adams, a splendid
table service at reasonable rates. Table board
only, if desired.

1OWLER RACER cheap. Victor agency, George
N.Adams Forsyth Street.

FtOR RENT-Finely furnished rooms, $1.50 per
week till November 1; free baths. Acme Hotel.
FOR SALE OR CHARTER-Steamboats and
Launches, Merrill-Stevens Engineering Com-
pany, Jacksonville, Fla. Telephone. 229.

WANTED-Everybody to know that J. N. Dye has
opened a first-class grocery store and meat
market on the corner of Bridge and Monroe Streets,
where he will greet old and new friends with rock-
bottom prices.

Tuesday, September 18th.
The First Appearance of the Big Southern
Scenic Production,

Down in Dixie
One of the Most Accurate Productions of
Southern Life and Character Ever
Witnessed on the Stage.

2-Mammoth Cars of Scenery--A
The Original Pickaninny Band. the Cracker
Quartette, the Planter's Home. Old Mammy's
Cabin, the Alligator Creek, the Sugarcane Grove,
the Great Cotton Compress. A play that please
everybody. Don't miss it.
Tickets Go on Sale Monday at Williams'
Drug Store.

6 Conover"

In Verse.
'Tis the sweetness of tone
And finish of frame
; dWhich has placed on the scroll
i. Of honor and fame,
; High up above others,
The CONOVER name.
An Immense Stock of these celebrated instruments in rare and fancy
always on hand to show customers.
SWrite us for prices and terms.



nruis anrl Moqli inos.


Rock-Bottom Prices.
Best $1.00 Sarsaparilla for the blood,
only . 50c
Best $1.00 Beef, Iron, and Wine,
only . 50c
Best $1.00 Iron Tonic Bitters, only 50
Best 50c Imported Malt Extract,
only 25c
Best 50c per ounce Perfumes, only 25c
All other goods in proportion.

Delay Means Loss.
You cannot duplicate these Special
Bargains we offer from day to day. Take
advantage of them. It. means saving

129 E$ast Bay St.




Stoves, Tinware, Doors, Sash, Blinds, Paints, Oils,
Farming Tools, Barbed Wire,

i~ '

I Iron and Steel, Cuns, Rifles and Ammunition.
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S MALL, Priter, Letter Heads, Note Heads, Envelopes, Bill Heads,
Statements and all kinds of printing at lowest
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Opens Oct. 3. Send for catalogue giv-
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King of ll Cased Whiskies




Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and general
Banking Business.
Depositors offered every facility which their balances, business
and responsibilitywarrant.

-40- West Bay Street.

Does not as yet affect our prices on Mattings. Send for samples of our Mattings,
at 8c., 9c., 10c., 12c., and 15c. per yard.


Grain, Hay, Feed, Garden Seed and Fertilizers, ....
. Flour, Grits, Meal, Cotton Seed Meal, Eto
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18, 1894.


delivered in the Departments of Gironce
(Bordeaux), Bouches du Rhone (Mar-
seilles), and Seine et Oise (on account of
its nearness to Paris), about 13,000.* The
Department of the Seine, in which Paris
is situated, is responsible only 9,000
licenses, there being very little real
country in it.
Lord Aberdeen Snores.
From the Westminster Gazette.
The question of snoring was recently
discussed by various correspondents in
these columns. Here is a story bearing
on the point, which Lord Aberdeen tells
of himself: He left London at night in a
sleeping car for the North. In the morn-
ing, when he was awakened, he saw a
stranger opposite him. "Excuse me,"
said the stranger, "may I ask if you are
rich?" Somewhat surprised, his lordship
replied that he was tolerably well-to-do.
"May I ask," continued the stranger,
"how rich you are?" "Well, if it will do
you any good to know," was the reply,
"I suppose I have several hundred
thousand pounds." "Well,"went on the
stranger, "if I was as rich as you, I
should take a whole car, so as not to
interrupt the sleep of others."
To Irrigate 150,000 Acres.
From the New York Evening Post.
A ditch to be built across the Yakima.
Indian Reservation will tap the Yakima
River five miles below the town of that
name, and will be eighty miles in length,'
irrigating about 150,000 acres of land.

part of town, and got hurt so he died?"
cried Guy; "he was brave as they make
them, my uncle says." Mark nodded;
there was a pain in his throat that
choked his speech, just then. Guy
wanted to say something kind, but he
didn't know how; finally he broke out,
"Say, you don't need to be run down
hill, this afternoon. I'll see you through;
they shan't touch you!"
"Oh, they got to now; I've given my
word," said Mark, "I don't mind it. I'll
fetch along a pair of overils, and take
off my pants, and put them on, and they
can slide me all they like."
Guy knitted his fine black brows, say-
ing: "Well, you're a sandy boy, that's
one sure thing."
Mark was happy all day. He ran home
(taking almost all his nooning, for he
lived on the extreme edge of the school
district) to procure a pair of extraordi-
narily shabby overalls, which he substi-
tuted for his trousers at recess, and he
underwent the initiation ceremonies with
the greatest good humor.
"I didn't mind it one bit," he said at
the supper table, recounting the adven-
ture to a breathless circle. I hollered
'Track!' and they all laughed, and it
didn't hurt much at all-only just when
I sat down, afterwards!"
After this all went well with Mark for
a week. He was full of anecdotes of the
boys of "our school" and "our class",
and especially of Guy Caruthers, who, for
his part, accepted the worship graciously.
Then the trouble came. How did it come?
Mark could not tell. Gradually the boys
were not so cordial. They did not ask
him to join in the games. Terry Williams
no longer showed his slate with the last
caricature of the master or the girls on
it. Even Guy, although he was'not cross
or rough with him, no longer paid him
the attention of the sportive spit-ball or
waited to walk part of the homeward
road with him. No one walked home
with him now. "The boys at our school
don't like me," thought Mark, his heart
contracting with pain. "I wonder why?"
He wondered so much, he tried so hard
to understand, that he losthis gay spirits.
His mother and grandmother grew
anxious about him; his mother made
him take blue mass pills, and his grand-
mother secretly built him a marvelous
kite. When Mark saw the kite his
mouth widened delightedly. "I guess
the boys will be begging to fly that!" he
cried. He hugged his grandmother
jubilantly; and he ran away to school,
the kite sailing above his head.
He was a little later than the other
boys. When he came out of the small
room where the dinner baskets and the
hats of his class were kept, all the school
was taking its seats. He passed to ,his
place smiling. "They'll be glad to play
with me this recess," he thought. As
he went by Guy's desk he gave Guy a
friendly little kick and said noiselessly
with his lips, "Got a kite!" But Guy
was rummaging in his desk, his face red
from exertion, and didn't hear or see.
He told himself that he was a fool to
mind. And he studied as hard as he
could before recess.
At recess he went back to the room for
his kite, and carried it out on the play-
ground. He stood with it in his hand,
and a High School boy running across
the yard called out: ,'My, what a big
kite!" But the other boys, his own
boys, did not come near him, except one .
small C class boy, who crept nearer and
nearer into touching distance. "Any-
body want to fly my kite?" said Mark,
walking back and forth and swaggering
the kite above his head.
"No, thank you," said Guy, running
past fleetly to join a group of boys on
the other side. "Who's for foot-
ball?" yelled Terry Williams. The
boys gathered about Terry, and
Mark with his beautiful kite stood all
alone. Even the little C class boy, after
a last wistful glance, ran to answer his
elder brother's call. Mark lifted the
kite; perhaps he did not see quite clearly,
for his eyes smarted with something wet
and hot, he heard a loud call from Guy,
"Look out! Look out!" and just as he
turned his head, the football went whiz-
zing and hurtling above him and shot
through the kite. The kite fluttered to
the ground like a wounded bird. The
next instant Mark's lithe body was
hurled like a thunderbolt on the big
Terry. The fury of the onslaught, was
such that the big boy was felled and
Mark was on him before he knew. it.
Down he went like alog, and Mark, crazy
with rage, pummeled his face savagely.
But the boys dragged them apart.
"He did it a purpose; I know he did it
a purpose !" sobbed Mark.
"Cry-baby !" sneered Terry, "I didn't
do it a purpose, but I don't care, you're
a thief, and ypu stole my cream cakes !
Everybody knows you are a thief !"
"Oh, quit that, Terry!" called Guy.
The flush faded from Mark's quivering
features; they stiffened, and he looked
"Was that why you boys wouldn't play

with me no more?" said he.
The boys looked confused. "Bestill,"
said Guy Caruthers in a low voice,
"there are some High School boys list-
ening to us; come off." He took Mark
by the arm, and the others followed
them, Terry fuming that he was going
to break Mark's head, but submitting to
be led by two friends, and restrained for
the present from slaughter.
* When they were well under the shelter
of the stairway, Guy spoke. "I always
said,"* said he, "that it wasn't fair to
Mark to suspect him and not say any-
thing. This is the way of it. Somebody
has been stealing out of our dinner bas-
kets. The boys of our class have met
and-the -fact is,\ they suspect you."
Guy looked uncomfortable as he said
this, and so did several of the boys.
"Why, do you suspect me?" said Mark.
He was looking very pale now, but he
didn't flinch, and he was quite cool.
Not so Guy, who flushed and looked
sick of his job. "Well," he explained in
an apologetic voice, "you see the pails
are kept in that room, and nobody can
go there but our class, and so it is one
of our class, and you being a new boy,
we didn't know you so well-and besides
the things weren't taken before you
"Were the things kept in that room
before I came?" said Mark.
"Thunder?" cried Terry, cracking his
knuckles, ''they were'nt; but then, why
did you have my cream cakes?"
"I didn't, what do you mean by that?"
"You did too," Terry retorted, but
with less fire, "I carried cream cakes for
dinner, and they were gone, and I told
the boys, and they spied on you, and you
were off by yourself eating your dinner,
and you had cream cakes."
"They were my own cream cakes that
my grandma made for me; I can prove it
by her."
"You always go in there last of all!"
shouted a boy on the outside of the
crowd. Terry Williams looked thought-
"ng d 1 nranrT 7 Itki hi a "lr nnllal cs.q

"That's because I live so far away,"
said Mark. "You boys think I'm a
thief, just because you don't know me.
You-you are mean as dirt, and I hate
you all, and I am going to prove to you
I ain't a thief, and I don't ask any favors
of any of you."
Mark kept his voice steady through
the whole sentence, then he ran away
from them all as fast as he could go.
They didn't know that he ran to get off
by himself and cry. He didn't know any
place in all that warming yard to flee,
and he ran back into the schoolroom.
That is how it happened that the teacher
found him sobbing at his desk. But he
would not tell her his trouble.
Neither did he tell them at home. His
mother had enough to bear, he reasoned,
and so had his grandmother; he locked
his shame and misery away in his own
heart. '
After that morning he never entered
the room where the dinner baskets were
kept without company. Often he ran
all the way to school lest he should be
He was never out of sight of the other
boys, but he never spoke to them nor at-
tempted to play with them. Two or
three times Guy made an effort to join
him as he went home, but on each occa-
sion he quickened his- pace to a run in
order to avoid the proffered company.
Yet in his secret soul he craved it. The
only person who was kind to him at this
bitter time was one of the High School
boys, the same one who had praised his
kite, a boy named Anton Rubenstein.
Occasionally he would pass a word
with Mark. Once he offered him an old
knife. "I got a new one," said he. "No,
I thank you, Rubenstein," saiq Mark.
But on the impulse of gratitude, it being
then the noon hour, he opened his lunch
basket and invited Anton to eat his din-
ner with him. "If you don't mind,"
said poor Mark. He felt sorry for poor
Anton when he saw the dry bread and
fat pork that made the,other boy's meal.
And for the first time he noticed how
shabby were Anton's clothes. Anton
ate very little, though he accepted the
invitation. He was more communica-
tive than usual, and told Mark that he

back no more, I wanted one good
lunch, though. See how I did it?" He
wagged the rope which hung behind
him, as he spoke. It had knots in it. In
the same spirit of bravado he climbed a
little way up the rope, moving with
extraordinary swiftness and grace. "See?
there is a rubbish hole up stairs where
nobody goes. I sneaked in there. There
is the trap door; they had it for storing
things, and I found it when I was sent
for chemical stuff. It was all covered
over. I looked down and saw this place,
and I thought what fun it would be to
get my choice out of all those baskets."
"Oh, Anton, I never thought it was
you," Mark stammered. "I am so sorry."
"So'm I," said Anton grimly. "I
didn't want to be found out; but say I
was sorry for you-being suspected, when
I did it!"
"You did it all, I suppose," said Guy.
"Every bit," Anton answered com-
posedly, but his lips began to twitch as
he watched Mark's face.
Can't we let him off?" said Mark, in
a shamefaced way.
No, we can't," said Guy doggedly.
"I belong to a committee the boys ap-
pointed to watch this room. I got in
while the teacher was out. If she finds
me, she'll maybe think I'm the feller my-
self. We have got to take him with us."
But we only need to take him to
teacher, and maybe she'll let him go, if
he will promise never to take anything
"I was hungry," said Anton sullenly.
"Well, he's got to confess to teacher,
so she can tell the boys it wasn't you,"
said Guy,
Anton was willing enough to promise
that, and in fact the matter was thus
mercifully arranged. The teacher had a
long talk with Anton. He was so soon
going to leave the school that nothing
was to be feared from his influence on
the boys; and in that long talk the
teacher, who is a wise woman, found out
mitigating circumstances in poor An-
ton's life and education, and found under
his bravado a few softer traits that gave
some hope for the future. He promised
her to come and see her; and he parted
from Mark with a gleam of emotion.
"Say," said he, "I guess it's just as well
you found me out, and I'm real sorry
they thought it was you. But you"-
he turned on Guy-"you wouldn't have
caught me in a coon's age; I have seen
you through the crack and waited till
you was gone; I could have shinned
back in a jiffy !"
Guy disdained reply. "Say," he said
to Mark, "it will be all right now,
teacher will say we caught the thief,
anai it was nobody; in our school; and
that will let you out completely. The
boys are beginning to feel cheap, any-
how; that's why we started into find
the fellow ourselves."
"Ah, it will be all right," said Mark,
"and-it was just because I was mad I
said I hated you. I don't, you know. I
don't wonder you suspected me." ,
"But-but when you saw me creeping
in so quietly, didn't you suspect me?"
Mark opened his eyes. "Of course not.
I knew you wouldn't do such a thing. I
guessed you were hiding just like I
The teacher had listened to the dia-
logue with interest. She saw Guy's face
work, and she waited for his answer. But,
all he said was: "Well, you are a sandy
boy !"
Nevertheless, knowing boys, she felt
assured that Mark's trials were over.
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The geyser was discovered last Wednes-
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toward the desert. -
He Was Comforting the Mourners.
From the Boston Herald.
I heard a story the other day of that
now rare official, an old-fashioned clergy-
man. He is settled over no church, but
having been for a long time in one parish
he has performed the marriage cere-
mony for two- generations, and baptized
as many, and is always asked either to
tender the last rites to the dead, or at
least to assist in that solemn office.
He is always very comforting to the
mourners, for the departed is sure of
heaven. But as he grew older his prayers
grew longer and tiresome. One day the
mother of a little family died suddenly,
and the bereaved husband sent for their
regular minister and said :
"I must send for old Dr. Blank, for he
married us, and my wife loved him, but
SI can't endure his remarks. I want you
to give him a small part of the service
to save his feelings."
The pastor thought he must give his
senior the prayer, but judge of his
chagrin when the old gentleman, after a
fulsome panegyric of the deceased, said:
"And O Lord, who will take the
mother's place with these dear little
children, two of them, if we are rightly
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From the London Daily News.
Shooting is probably the most univer-
sally popular sport in France. Almost
every man is, has been, or will be a
,,chasseur". It is a healthy exercise;
inexpensive, since twenty persons can
unite to hire the lease of as many acres;
and is unattended with no risk of disap-
pointment, as the unlucky sportsman
can always buy a rabbit at the dealer's
to bring home to his wife. The French
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A great day it was to Mark Strong
when he first reported his name to the
principal of the grammar school in the
Larcom Street building. He had passed
his examination so well that, in moving
from one school to another, he was able
to skip a class, and instead of the B class,
he belonged to the A, which is the head
class of the room. Next comes the High
School, where the big boys who wear
coats go, and are called by their sur-
names, instead of Tommy or Eddy.
Mark's heart swelled even to be in the
same building with these grandees. He
looked to the time when he should have
left the High School and be helping his
mother to support the family. Had you
seen Mark that day as he sat at his desk,
too happy to study anything except the
faces of the -boys in our class", you
would only have seen a very thin lad of
13 in a suit rather small at the
wrists and the knees, with a round head
covered by a plush of reddish brown
hair rising above a white pipe-stem of
a neck and a shining collar, a freckled
face, a snub nose, sparkling blue eyes,
and a wide smile; but that plain little
face was the most beautiful and dearest
thing on earth to one woman, for
he was her only son and she was a
widow. Mark had every face "in our
class" firmly etched in his mind before
recess. They wero nice boys, he thought.
The nicest boy of all was Guy Caruth-
ers, who was a wonder with spitballs,
and yet somehow learned his history
lesson well enough to recite better than
anyone in the class. He looked just
like a boy who would know all the good
fishing places, but Mark knew one place



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that he didn't; he was going to tell him
about it, and they would go some Satur-
day when Mark didn't have to mow
lawns. On the thought, he sent a flash
of his teeth over to -Guy, who returned
a polite, but very mild smile.
"I just kilow he's an awful nice boy !"
thought Mark. He was confirmed in his
opinion at recess. Terry Williams, the
biggest boy in the class, stepped up to
Mark directly he bounded'off the school
steps and stood grinning in the attitude
of a boy ready to make acquaintances.
"Hello, new boy!" said Terry, cracking
his knuckles, a trick he had.
"Hello .yourself," said Mark cheer-
S"Say, I suppose you know you got to
"What's that?" said Mark more sober-
ly; ,does it cost money?"
Terry and a number of other boys
S who had swarmed about Mark began to
laugh. Guy Caruthers sauntered up to
the edge of the crowd and looked on.
"Not a cent," said Terry; "we give you
a free ride."
"Oh, thank you," said Mark; and all
the boys laughed.
"Yes, down there, "said Terry, jerking
his thumb at the steep bank that pro-
tected one side of the schoolhouse,
"every new boy has to coast down there
three times, one for each class except
the D, of course, for they have to be
coasted; we other fellows coast 'em!
"I see," said Mark nonchalantly, eye-
ing the bank which the morning sun
painted green as jade. In the middle of
the slanting ground ran a sleek and shin-
ing pathway of withered grass. "But
you'll have to wait until afternoon till I
can change my clothes."
"Wait nothing," shouted Terry, "no
putting off!"
He made a grab at Mark who, how-
ever, slipped out of his hands like an eel.
"Listen to what I've got to say," he
shouted in turn. "I won't spoil my good
clothes without a fight, and if I fight, you
can lick me, 'cause you're fifty to one,
but I'll hurt somebody bad before you
lick me, and most likely the teacher will
hear the row and come out, and then
where are you?" (That's so!" from one
boy; "Tattle tale!" from some others.)
"I ain't a tattle tale, and any feller that
says I am can just step up here and get
his mouth slapped!" (No response to
this invitation beyond a laugh, but the
boys exchanged glances as those who
should say, "New fellow isn't afraid to
fight, anyhow!") "But if you will just
please be so kind, boys, to wait till after-
noon, when I can run home and get my
ola pants, you can coast me twice for
each class!"
Here Guy spoke up, "Let him wait;
he's all right." Nothing more; but Guy
was a, power in the school; president of
the A class; and the matter ended in a
respite for Mark.
"Oh, that's nothing," he replied care-
lessly to Mark's shy thanks, "no fellow
likes to have his clothes spoiled." And
Mark's heart warmed at this kindness
until the confidence flowed from it, as
molasses will flow from a jug tilted in
the sun. "They used to be my best
suit, last year, and they are real good,
now," said he, with a glance of pride
down at the neat darns on the knee. "I
earned half the money to pay for them
when they were new, but my mother, she
paid the other half. She mended it all
up last night, after she came home from
work, 'cause it hurts grandma's eyes to
sew at night. I tore the pants falling
down when I was running to see a fire
and scrambled over some stones. She
sat up awful late, mending them. I
S didn't want to have her have to sit up
to-night, too, and-maybe she couldn't
S mend them, either!"
"Where does your mother work?" said
Guy; he began to. be interested.
,"She worked in Thorne's plow works,"
Mark said; she was a typewriter. "She's
a widow," he added, a soft red muffling
his freckles, "my father was Marshal

was going to leave the school next week.
He was going to work in the
lumber mill with his father,
then he should have money of his
own. In return, Mark told him about
his mother and his grandmother and his
little aunt Mamle, who was only 12,
and lived with them. In the pleasure of
this friendly new acquaintance, he was
tempted to tell him of the black shadow
hanging on him, the existence of which
he suspected Anton already knew, aind
as he gazed up at the kind, heavy ice
opposite, the temptation grew stronger,
but Mark resisted it. He had deter-
mined to have but one confidant. and
that one confidant had his word that1he
would say nothing. You would hatly
guess who that confidant was. Jiust ie
teacher. One wakeful night, Mark ro-
counting the clews he had picked q,
evolved'a plan, and he saw that to safely
follow out this plan without danger of
bringing worse suspicion on himself, he
must have some undoubtable witness to
his actions, and he remembered the
Meanwhile, the thefts had stopped for
awhile, to Mark's despair; but, recently,
had begun again on a bolder and more
defiant scale. The day before every'
basket had been robbed of its choicest
dainty, every basket except Marks.
There was no window to the room, which
was lighted by the transom of the door
opening into the schoolroom. This door
was locked every morning and not
opened until the noon hour, when all the
boys filed in and took their baskets.
Before the losses the door had been left
unlocked; but the strong iron bolt and
the stanch key did not seem to be of
much use to exclude the thief.
At noon Mark came back and said
something to the teacher; she entered
the room with him and they stayed for
ten minutes. As they passed out she
laid her hand on his stubble of red hair,
"Maybe you will," she said kindly,
"anyhowit is worth trying!"
That is how the next day at recess the
teacher opened the door for Mark, un-
seen by any of the boys, and he went
into the room. There was a closet in
the room, where was stored a mass of
old jars, electrical and chemical ma-
chines that had been used in the High
School. It was dusky and dirty. Into
this closet Mark stepped at once, leav-
ing the door a little ajar. Recess, he
had decided, was the hour of the thief's
visit. It must be, as at other times
some one would be watching. The min-
utes dragged, by; Mark's heart
drummed in his ears. "I can't expect to
catch him the very first time," he
tried to say consolingly to himself.
But the thought had barely shaped
itself before he started, and stared about
him wildly. After a second, he stepped
out of the closet, and almost simultane-
ously the schoolroom door slid open, and
some one entered. It was Guy Caruth-
ers. Mark looked at him; he stared, at
Mark. "Then it was"- he began, but
in the lowest of whispers. Mark caught
him by the arm, frowning imperiously,
while he placed one hand over his
mouth. He held him steady. "Listen!"
-Mark's lips shaped themselves into
the noiseless words-"Be still!" Frown-
ing in turn, Guy did listen. His frown
turned into an expression, of bewilder-
ment. "Now!" cried Mark, and as he
spoke, he threw the closet door wide
"We've caught you! It was you!"
cried Guy in a strange mixture of feel-,
ings, as he flung himself impetuously on
Anton Rubenstein. Only for a second
Anton recoiled. He dropped the ba.- k,-t
in his hand. But then he laughed
harshly and folded his arms. "Well,
you've been long enough about it," he
sneered. He looked far less moved than
Mark, who leaped against the wall
thoroughly shocked. "How did you find
out the trap door?" he continued in
the same ,tone; "if you had just
waited a day you wouldn't have
foundnrl rthin'n fnor T ain't co- r, i ,i

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105 East Bay Street.

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Phosphate Machinery for Pebble and Hard Rock,

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Sole Agent

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bounded resources of'tural wealth,
are, and must remain dependent of
any foreign power. Thnfluence of the
gold standard is alreadyeing felt. Our
working men are alread~ile because of
the scarcity of money',o give them
employment, and their consumption is
limited by the low pricof farm prod-
ucts, and so all through can trace the
harmful influence of a Oitracted cur-
Independent action once part of our
Government in the esta~shment and
maintain-tice of the free ad unlimited
coinage of gold and silvertvith a paper
currency based upon the ingrity of the
nation, will go far in ilieving, the
stringency of the present tie.
Jacksonville, Sept. 14.


Appointments and Speakers ir the First
Congressional Distri.
The Hon. S. M. Sparkman, democratic
candidate for Congress fron the First
Congressional District, will address the
people of the district at th following
times and places:
Milton, Tuesday, Sept. 18, ia. m.
Crestview, Wednesday, Set. 19, 10
a. m.
Cerro Gordo, Thursday, Seq. 20, 12,
Vernon, Friday, Sept. 21, 10 a5m.
Chipley, Saturday, Sept. 22, la. m.
Carrabelle, on arrival of tren, Mon-
day, Sept. 24.
Apalachicola, Monday, Sep. 24, 7
a. m.
Wewahitchka, Tuesday, Sept, 25, 10
a. m.
Blountstown, Wednesday, Sept 26, 11
a. m.
Bristol, Thursday, Sept. 27, 10 & m.
Marianna, Saturday, Sept. 29, l(a. m.
Tampa, Monday, Oct. 1, 8 p. m.
Mayo, Thursday, Oct. 4, noon.
Perry, Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a. m.
Crawfordville, Monday, Oct. % 10
a. m.
Tallahassee, Monday, Oct. 8, 8 p. u.
Quincy, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 11 a. m.
Cedar Keys, Wednesday, Oct. 10/( 8
p. m. I
Bronson, Thursday, Oct. 11, noon.
Mr. Sparkman will be assisted by the
following speakers,: Hons. S. Pasco, S.
R. Mallory, R. H. M. Davidson, John B.
Johnson, J. H. McKinne, C. J. Perrenot,
F. T. Myers, W. B. Lamar, C. H. Laney,
J. W. Kehoe, George P. Raney, R. C.
Long, Joseph S. White, B. B. Blackwell,
Dantel Campbell, W. H. Milton, Sr.,
L. J. Reeves, D. J. Jones, W. S. Jennings,
J. W. Brady, Albert Gilchrist, Jefferson
B. Browne, John T. Lesley, T. H. Shac-
kleford, Thomas M. Palmer, Robert W.
Davis, John E. Hartridge, W. D. Chipley.
Other appointments and announce-
ments will be made later, when addi-
tional speakers, who have not yet been
heard from by the committee, will be
By order of the committee :
C. J. PERRENOT, Secretary.
Democratic papers of the district will
please copy.
Dates Arranged for by the County Demo-
cratic Executive Committee.
The candidates and orators of the
Democratic Party will address the peo-
ple of Duval County on and at the fol-
lowing pltees on dates mentioned :
Price's, Sept. 1-9, 11-9a. m., at Gravely-
Mandarin, Sepf. 20, noon, at Plum-
mer's Grove.
Chaseville, Sept. 21, noon.
New Berlin, Sept 22, noon, at Demp-
sey's Hall.
Mayport and Pilot Town, Sept. 22,
7:30 p. m., at Conant's Hall.
Ward 9, city, Sept. 24, 8 p. m., at
Greeley's Hall.
Wards 6, 7, and 8, city, Sept. 25, 8
p. m., at L'Engle's Hall.
South Jacksonville, Sept. 26, 2 p. m.
Moncrief, Sept. 27, 10 a. m., at Mon-
crief Springs.
Duval, Sept. 28, 11 a. m.
Dinsmore, Sept. 29, noon, at mill.
A special committee will arrange cam-
paign appointments for other precincts,
notice of which will be given.
The following speakers will"-address
the meetings, to-wit:
Hens, J. E. Hartridge, W. McL: Dancy,
F. P. Fleming, W. A. McLean, . J. Rus-
sell, J. B. Christie, Messrs' Percher
L'Engle, G. P. Hall, and A. ~B. Mc~lure.
Hens. Syd L. Carter of Sainesville,
Eobert McNamee of Leesburg, H. 0.
Macfarla'ne of Tampa, and/J. D. Beggs
of Orlando during the campaign will be
invited to participate anAi are expected
to make speeches. Timiey notice of the
day and place that tlie last named
gentlemen will address the people will
be given.
The committeeman of eachiprecinct is

especially urged to make all necessary
arrangements for each meethig.
The people are cordially invited to at-
tend the meetings. .
By order of the Democratc Executive
Committee. E. J. TEIAY, Lhairman.
Attest: I. L. HARRIS, Qcretary.


Western-Cincinnati, ChicagoLtlanta. San Fran-
cisco and all western points-a. m., 1:00 p ,.
and 10:50 p. m.
Northern--Charleston, Savaaah, Washington,
New York, etc.--9 a. m., 10:30 pa., 1:00 p. m.
New Orleans, Mobile, Galveon, etc., 8:30 a. m,
Pablo, 5:25 p. m.
St. Augustine, 3 p. m., 9 p. r 1
Orlando, Bartow, Tampa, 3Y West and Cuba,
7 a. m.,3:20 p. m,.
Palatka, Orange rk, Entewise, Sanford, Titun
ville and the Indian river, 7- m., 3:20 p. m., 5:26
p.m. -r
Gainesville Leesburg, ola (Florida Southern s
railway), 7 p. m. I
Pensacola, Tallahassee, 10 City and all points 'V
along the line, 8:50 a. m. t
Fernandina (except Sune) 10:3 a. m., 1:55 p. m, t
Fernandina (Sundays), 6' P. M. f
Hibernia, Mandarin, eto Orange Daleon east t
gide of river, 11:00 a. m. e
New Berlin, Mayport, Bt George, etc., 9:30 a.m. e
Orlando, Tampa, Ced Key, Waldo. Bronson 1
Ocala Gainesville, Leesa/g and Tavares, 4:45 p. mn, 1
Eustis, Fort Mason, pona, etc., 4:45 p. m.,
0. M. OEP.U-RE' is
Western, 6:20 a. m., 2 P, m., 6 P.m. MB
Northern, 6:30 a. m.. 2,P-m. 26
New Orleans, 9 a. m.P. m.
Orlando, Bartow, TiPa, Key West. Cuba, 8:50 ]
a. m., 12:20 p. m. tr
Palatka an*Sanfor: .50 p. m., 8:40 a. m. i
East Coost and Indi river, 8:20 a.m. <
St. Nicholas and Pa&P,9:30 a. m.
St. Augustine, 8:30 P., 1:565 P.m. at
Ocala, Leesburg, ares, etc. (Florida Southern cc
raihvay), 8:20 a. m.
Q"u vy, Live Oak 1he City, Tallahassee, Madi-o1
son, Ellaville (expr( porches), 6:10 p. m.
Tallahassee, Rivjunction and all points along
the line, 9 a. m. P
Gainesville, 9 a. P6 P. m. at
Eustis. Fort Mas' etc., 9 a.min. tl
Fernandina, 6:3Cm.,4 p.m. ti
Jacksonville an/range Dale and intermedia in
points, 2 p. m. a
Maypoit, Fort Jrge, etc., 4 D. m. or
New Berlin anoaaseville 2 P. M. sh
n'do.lln: Ta',1 Leesburg. Tavares. Ocala. S 50

many disabled horses are slaughtered in
the city and their flesh sold as beef. It
Is believed that a considerable portion of
it is canned, corned, or made into sau-
sage. People know little about the com-
position of the sausage, canned meat, or
"pressed corned beef" that they buy of
grocers and butchers. It has come to
light that several cheap restaurants
serve horse meat to their patrons. It
can be bought for 2 cents or 3 cents per
The city owns a large amount of real
estate, including about 100 buildings,
which are leased by the Board of Educa-
tion for the support of schools. Gener-
rally an entire building is leased to one
party, who under-lets the differe nt floors
and apartments. A showing has re-
cently been made that more than half of
these are used for saloons, gambling re-
sorts, or for immoral purposes. The
leases generally provide against the im-
proper use of the property, but little at-
tention is paid to the requirements.
Several of the vilest resorts in the city
are school fund property.
Armed with a search warrant and
backed by a posse of fifteen men, two
constables entered the poolroom of Billy
Fagan, generally known as "The House
of David", and declared all the gambling
property therein confiscated. Among
the articles they attempted to carry off
were six blackboards, on which were
posted the returns of the races, then
going on. As a constable advanced to
take hold of one of them an acquaintance
called out: "Hold on; I don't want to
see you hurt, but these blackboards are
loaded, and you had better let them
alone." But this warning did not deter
the officer of the law. He caught hold
of one of the boards and received an
electric shock which burned his hand,
nearly paralyzed his arm, and threw him
on the floor.
Advertised Letters.
As Congress made no appropriation for
printing the list of advertised letters,
papers in large cities will not continue
to publish it. This, in Chicago, will
work quite a hardship. Owing to the great
floating population here, the list of ad-
vertised letters is much longer than in
any city in the world. It ordinarily fills
twelve columns of a newspaper. Papers
containing the weekly list of advertised
letters had large sales. Now people
must go to the post office to ascertain
if they have letters which were not de-
livered by carrier.
Last Fourth of July two negroes in
Bloomington asked for soda water at a
diug store, and were refused on account
of their color. They, therefore, each
sued the proprietor for $500 damages
under the civil and legal.rights statute.
At the trial the judge decided that they
had no cause of action, as the law pro-
hibiting the keepers of hotels, restau-
rants, barber shops, public conveyances,
and.places of amusement from discrimi-
nating between people on account of
their color did not apply to a druggist
who kept a soda fountain, to a merchant,
or professional man. All these persons
may elect the persons with whom they
do business. The case will be appealed
to the Supreme Court.
Canadian Lumber in Chicago.
Letting in Canadian lumber may not
make it cheap in this city. 'The Under-
writers' Association has decided to in.
crease the rates on lumber in yards in
Chicago and vicinity 50 cents on $100. The
losses by the great fire in the lumber
district of SouUtl Chlcg about a yoav
ago, and the recent losses on the West
Side are given as the reasons for the ad-
vance. It is said that Chicago lumber
merchants now carry $12,000,000 insur-
ance on stocks.
The baseball team of Ponca Indians
who came here to play with palefaces,
defeated them in a spirited game in the
Union Grounds. The grandson of Sitting
Bull and the son of Red Cloud are mem-
bers of the team. Other members rejoice
in the names of Crazy Horse, Spotted
Tail, White Eagle, and Young-man-
afraid-of-his-horse. They attracted a
large number of spectators.
A pure food exhibition will be held in
the two armories on the lake shore dur-
ing the last week in October. Any arti-
cle of pure food, cooked or uncooked
will be admitted. Lectures on the pres-
ervation of food and cookery will be
given during the exhibition.

Vr~e Coinage and the Chicago Platform.
editorials *of September 6 and 10 inu the
CITIZEN yOU have stated that the plank
of the Chicago platform ("Democratic")
has received the endorsement of the
Populists, and you proceed to lecture
them from this erroneous premise for
their diversion from that theory of silver
Permit me to state, in behalf of the Peo-
ple's Party, and for the benefit of your
numerous readers, that you are laboring

under a very serious mistake. The Peo-
ple's Party, at its convention in Omaha
on July 4, 1892, promulgated the follow-
ing principle on the coinage of silver:
"We demand the free and unlimited
coinage of silver and gold at the present
legal ratio of 16 to L."
You will notice at a glance that the
above plank of the People's Party is of
an entirely different composition from
the silver plank of the Democratic plat-
form of 1892, which does not declare for
any ratio, and attempts to make the in-
terests of the American people subserv-
ient to those of foreign money powers.
The free coinage of silver at the ratio
of 16 to I has always been the policy of
this Government until the interference
of English bankers into American
finances in 1873. That its 'soundness
has never been questioned by any party,
up to that time, is apparent from the
fact that no political platform previous
to 1878 has ever contained any mention
of any ratio. After the demonetization
of silver, which, as is well known, was
accomplished in 1873 in Congress, with-
out the knowledge of any of our Repre-
sentatives, through the vile machina-
tions of Senator Sherman and two or
three colleagues, and at the instigation
of English and German bankers-'this
question of silver coinage first became a
factor in politics. The Republican Party
was held responsible for this betrayal of.
American interests, and in 1888 the
American people placed the Democratic
Party in a position where they could
have rectified Republican legislation.
The Democratic platform of 1890 con-
tained the demand for free and unlimited
coinage'of silver at the ratio of 16 to 1,
and on these pledges the majority of
Democratic Congressmen were elected.
If this principle of coinage was correct
in 1890, and the Democratic solons told
us on the stump it was, then it is correct
to-day; and we, the People's Party, have
adopted the Democratic silver plank,
and the Democratic Party of to-day has
repudiated its platform.
We maintain that the American peo-

noon the shorts had covered, and prices receded
Yc, the market being dull at 56Wc for Decembor.
The opening was 5G04c, and the range from 55%c
to 56Gc. Stocks increased 109,000 bushels, and are
now 26,15.6,000 bushels in the regular, and with the
private elevators are nearly 30,000,000 bushels. This
is too large for the present light trade to hold
prices up.
Corn averaged slightly lower, getting Mc below
Saturday's close to 52y4c for May, but rallied %c on
first talkand in sympathy with wheat and the
short covering. There was selling of September
and October .by the elevator people, which caused
September to decline from 54c to 53c, but later
it rallied to 54Yc. Receipts were less than ex-
pected, 574 cars, with 500 cars for to-morrow, which
is considered small for two days. Commission
houses sold May early and bought later. Stocks
increased 346,000 bu, and are now 1,803,000 bu.
Oats were %Ac higher early, but lost it later.
Provisions were firm and pork advanced 20c, lard
10c, and ribs 73c. Packers who led the raid Satur-
day found that the country was not selling as ex-
pected, and the shorts wanted to cover. The
Anglo Company were the best buyers. Hog re-
ceipts today, 25,000; Saturday, 8,854; to-morrow's
estimates, 15,000. Prices were 10c lower. Cattle
were 1015c higher. Receipts, 12,000.
The Closing Markets.
New York Cotton Exchange-September, 6.50-51c;
October, 6.48-49c; November, 6.53-54c; December,
6.58-59c; January, 6.63-64c; February, 6.69-70c;
March, 6.75-76c; April, 6.81-82c. Market barely
New York Coffee Exchange-September, 13.70c;
October, 12.85c; November, 12.20c; December, 12.15c;
January, 11.90c; March, 11.80c; May, 11.75c.
New York Produce Exclange-Wheat-Septem-
her, 57Yc asked; October, 57%c nominal; Decem-
ber, 61gc asked; May, 65c bid. Corn-Septem-
ber, 62c nominal; October, 60.c bid; December,
58%c; May, 57o asked. Oats-September, 34Yc
nominal; October, 35c bid; December, 37c; May,
404c bid.
Chicago Board of Trade Wheat December,
54y May, 53Y@53%c. Oats-October, 30yc asked; May,
35%@36c. Pork-January, $13.55c. Lard-October,
$8.90; January, $8.50. Ribs-October, $7.72; Jan-
uary, $7.12M.


Dry Goods.
UNDEnS~PiTS AND DRAWERs.-Per doz., jean draw-
ers, $2.25@4.68; knitted, $2.25@6; knitted undershirts,
$2.25@6; top shirts, $2.50@7; white laundered shirts,
$5@12; colored laundered, $69; ladies' knitted un-
dervests, $2.25@4.60; men's flannel top shirts, $10Q
MEN'S HAL H Hosm.-Per doz., fancy socks, 42c.@$4;
brown, 65c.$1.15.
SUSPENDERS.-Per doz., 70c.@$6.
LADIES' HoSE.-Per pair, brown hose, 76c.@$1;
white, 65c.@1.15; fancy, 65c.@1.25; assorted colored,
65c.@$1.60; children's, 75c.@$l; ladies' black, 85c.@
GEORGIA GOODS.-Per yard, Rescue checks, 5c.;
new era, 4c. fancy heavy shirting plaids, 8c.; fancy
heavy shirting stripes, 9@10c.; Hamilton hickory
stripes, 9@9%c.
TOWELS AND DAMASxS.--Turkey red table dam
asks, 19@40c.; white, 27@65c.; huck and linen
towels, $1@2.50; cotton, 42c.@$1; damask linen, $1.76
143; cotton crash, 4%@8c.; linen crash, 8@15c.; nap-
kins, 5-8, 85c.@$1.50; 3-4, $1.25@3; doilies, 35@60c.
DESS GOODS.-Per yard, single width, 6%@14o.;
double, 14@16c.; cashmere, 213@40c.; velveteens,
40@65c.; dress cambrics, 4,1@5o.; dress linings,
7@8%0o; wigans, 7@8o.; silesias, 12@14c.
.PINTS.-Per yard, indigo blue, 6c.; Simpson's,
6c.; turkey red, 6@7c.; Pacifies, Co.; Windsors, 6c.;
Hamilton, 56@6c.; Allen's, 5X@5oc.; ,Allen's sta-
ples, 56@5hc.; Hartel's, 54@5%c.; Auburn, 6%@
Xc.; shepherds' plaids, 534@5%c.; blue and gold,
5@5%c.; Victoria black, 5J@5hc.; solids, 56%@6o.;
American shirtings, 4Yc.; Lodi, 4%@5c.; Charter
Oak, 4A@4%@5c.; Harmony, 4'A@4%c.; Hartford,
6%@5%c.; River Point robe, 6@63c.; robe styles,
bleached, 246@25c.; 9-4 bleached, 21@21%c.; 10-4
brown,21@213c.; Pepperell, 10-4 bleached, 22%@23c.;
9-4 bleached, 18c.; 8-4 bleached, 18%@19c.; 10-4
brown, 19@193c.; Monadnock, 10-4 bleached, 20@
20%o.; 9-4 bleached, 18@18Mc.; Allendale, 9-4
bleached, 20@20%c.; Constitution, 42 inch brown,
9@98c.; Fruit of the Loom, 6-4 bleached, 17@17%o.;
42 inch bleached, 12@12c.; Cabot, 46 inch bleached,
11@11o.; 42 inch bleached, 9%@9%c.
BLEACHED COTTONS.-Fruit of Loom, 4-4, 8c.;
Frui of Loom, 7-8, 7Wc.; Lonsdale, 4-4, 8o.; Forest,
4-4, 7c.; Ballardvale, 4-4, 6%c.; full width, 4-4, 6%c.;
Liberty, 7-8, 4%c.; Brownsville, 7 8, 5c.; .igunl, 3-4,
BiOWNtO ooDS.--Unlon x, 7.-, ic.: Tida I Wave, 7-8,
434.; Granitevile HEIL, I-1, r:hc.: Oraniteville
i-i j, 69,ii Citt.ln 5,X.-. ,C.: C!itl:,- Arrow.

bxs., per lb., 23o. California prunes, fancy evapor-
ated, large, 26 ib, bxs., per lb., 10c. Apples, evapor-
ated, 50 lb. bxs., per lb., 13c. Bananas, per
bunch. $1.50. Lemons, Mlessina, $3. Cocoanuts, per
100, $3,50; less quantity, $4.00. Almonds, new,
Tarragona, per lb., 16o. Filberts, per lb., 12o.
Walnuts, English, per lb., 12c. Brazil nuts, per lb.,
10Oc. "ecan nuts, large, per lb., 10c. Mixed nuts, 25
lb. bxs., per lb., 12c. Italian chestnuts, large, per lb.,
12c. Virginia peanuts, fancy hand picked, Eireka
per lb., 5c.; choice, per lb., 4c. French mixed can-
dies, 30 lb. pail, per lb., 9c.; stick candy, 25 lb. box,
per lb., 10c.; penny candy, 100 in box, per box. E5c
10 bxs.,55c. Apples, per bbl.,, $3.25@3.50. Cab-
bage, per head, 9@10c. Northern potatoes, per
bbl., $2,50. Onions, per bbl., $2.75. Beets, per
bbl., $2,75. Turnips, per bbl., $2.00
Boots and Shoes. (
MEN'S, BOYS' AND YOUTHS'.- rogans, batch best
star, $1.15; wax, peg, 6-11, 9-! $11.10; wax, peg,
3-6, 80c.; P. calf, 6-11, 9-13,85c.@$1.10; Vef. bale., 6-11,
5c; English bals., B., calf, men's, 8-11, $1.10@1.26;
congress, calf, m. s., 6-11, $1@1.75; English Wauk
balls veal, 6-11, $1.75@2; boots, stoga, pegged, 6-11
$1.80@2.10; calf, m. s., 6-11, $1.50; balls veal stand
1-5, 95c.@$1.25; button, veal stand, 1-5, 90c.@$1.10
11-13, 85c.@$1.20; bals., baseball, m. s., 6-41, ,65c,
men's short rubber boots, $2.75@3; men's rubber
sandals, 45c.; men's fine calf boots, $1.75@2.50.
spring heel shoes, 90c.; button pebble goat, stand
ard, 3-8, 85c.; kid button, m. s., 2-7, t1.05@2;
ladies' rubber overshoes, 40c.; glove grain, m. s.,
3-9, 80o.@$1.25; polish glove grain, m. s., 85c.@$1.10;
glove grain, standard, 12-2, 80c.; children's rubber
overshoes, 25c.; polish glove grain, standard, 7-13.
75c.; button glove grain, standard, 3-8, 84c.; button
child's kid, m. s., spring heel, 5-11, 60c.; button
child's turn, 2-5, 30@35c.; slippers, toilet, grain, 2-8,
45 65c.; toilet serge, 2-7, 60c; buckskins, serge gore,
3-8, S7%c;* buskins, glove lace, 3-8, 75c.; Oxford ties,
Quracoa kid, 2-7, 50c.@$l; toilet carpet, 6-12, 45c,;
toilet grain, 6-11, 60 60c.; operas, velvet embroid-
ered, 6-11, 50c. $1; Harvard gaiter, 6-11, 95c.@$1.25;
Dongola Oxford ties, 11-2, 60c.@$1; misses' Don-
gola P. L. tip Oxford ties, 11-2, 60c.@$1.10; missed'
Dongola Oxford ties, 11-2, 60c.0$1.10.
Woodenware and Hardware.
Refrigerators, 25@40 per cent off lists; White
Mountain freezer, 60c.@$10. Baskets, best open,
$1.25; best oak split, small, per doz., $2.25; do.,
medium, per doz., $2.75; do., large, per doz., $3.50;
good cedar, per nest of five, 9 to 17 inches, $2;
per nest of five, 75c.; bound bush., per doz., $6.50;
do., 2 bush., $11; diamond market, per doz., 60c.
broom straw, No. 6, do., $2: striped, No. 7, $2.50
plain, No. 8, $3; No. 9, $3.50; do., No. 10, $4
Whisks, No. 00, $1.50; No. 0, $1.75; No. 1, $2; shoe
No. 2-0,1 shoe, No. 0-1, 35c.; fancy bristle, $1.7563.
Buckets, indurated fiber ware at New York quota-
tions; shipments made from Jacksonville, 20 per
cent off; galvanized fire, 10 at $2.75, 12 at $3.
Faucets. cork lined, 50 per cent discount; metal key,
60 per cent discount. Measures, bound, 85c., set of
five; wood liquor, $1.30, set of four. Mop handles
common, $1.25; patented, $1.40. Clotheslines, jute,
60 feet, $1.25. Bowls, nests of four, 75c. Flourpails,
nest of three, 85c. Dusters, feather, 50 per cent dis-
eouint; turkey, 25 per cent discount, 5 to 24 inches.
Cotton twine, blue. 1620c. per lb. Wicks, 25 per
cent off list.
Crockery and Glassware.
*QunEENSWARE.-Discount from American list, 4040
and 5 per cent; CC, 25 and 40 per cent.
STONEWARE.-Jugs, jars, pots, 15@20c. per gal.
DECORATED WAzE.--Toilet sets, 10 pieces, $2.259
2.50@15; do., $12; do., $5@50; dinner sets, $109
150; tea sets, $2.25@15.
GLASSWABE.--Flasks, half pts., $2.50@3.50 per
gross; do., pts., $3.504.50 gross; do., qts., $6'Q
gross. 0
LAMPS.--Library brass, $1.50@15; hall brass, $1.50
@15; Rochester Mammoth, $4.25; Banner, *3.50;
Globe inc., $5; metal stand, $1.60@3.50; glass h'd,
75c.@$l; stand, $1.25@3.
LANTERNS.-O. T. lifting and railroad and tubular,
$4@10; chandeliers, $2@16; burners, 50o.@$l.
D. s. short ribs, 9c.; d. S. rlbs backs, Sc.
d. s. rib bellies, 9Mc.; d. s. eastern bellies, 93c.;
smoked bacon, bellies, llc.; smoked bacon ribs,
10-c.; s. c. hams, 12Vc.; s. c.Californias, 9DYc.; s. o.
shoulders, 8yc.; s. c. breakfast bacon, ll1c.;
lard compound, tierces, 7MIc.; pure lard, tierces,''
10M@103/4c.; mess pork, bbls., $18.00; mess pork,
bbls., $9.50; mess beef, bbls., $9.25; mess .beef,
half bbls., $5.50
Country Produce.
Potatoes, per bbl., $2@2.25: sacks, 2.65; 5 sacks
$2.50. Onions, yellow, $4. Celery, per bunch, 60c.
Florida cabbage, per head, 10c. Carrots, per bbl,
$2.50. Sweet potatoes, per bbl., $1.75. Garlic, per
lb., 12c. Beaus, per bush., $2.10; yellow eye, per
bush., $2.75; -|hmaa,'er._lj,4h-, 50 1130 ., $2.75. lVev
black eye peas, per bush., 2 .. "-


4- 6c.; F oxhall L L 4-1. 5iuc.; H 1 dl' -. "-
Graniteville drill, 7c.
GANTON FLANNELS.-;-.'ortoL L, *;^.: Ellert0n
FX, 73c.; Somerset No. 2%s, ii.c. ..
TiKINGS.--Palmer.A! c.: Thorudike, 7%c.; Cordlf,
No. 5, 86c.; Oordis, No. 4, 9c.; Massabesic X, 12c.o
Massabesic XX, 14c.; Amoskeag ACA, 14c.; awn
lng stripe 19c.
Groceries. Grain, Etc.
GROCEIES.-FIour, best patent, $3.60. Sugar
granulated, 4Xc. Coffees, Rio, 21@23c.; roasted, 24@.
25c. Cottolene, tierces, 7%c.; 50 lb. tins, 8%c. Beans,
$2.10@2.40. Butter, best Elgin, 24c. Cheese, best
cream, 15c. Salt, 80@85c. Kerosene, 150 dg&., llUc.
COACKEES-XXX soda, 5c.; lemon, 7c.; ginger
snaps, 7c.; knickknacks, 7c.; cakes and jumble
l1e.; pilot bread, 53c.; oyster, 6oc
BAKING PowDE~s.-Campbeli's, 1 0oz., $! .65; 8 oz.,
30c.; 6 oz., 80c.; 4 oz., 45c.; 3 oz., 40c.; Royal i16 oz.,
$4.95; 8 oz., $2.65; 4 oz., $1.50. -
MILIK.-Eagle, $7.40; Champion, $4.76; Superior,
$4.75; Bell, $4.50; Tip Top, $3.65.
CANNED VEGETABLEs.--Tomatoes, 3 lb., $1.10; 2
lb., 95c. Succotash, 2 lb., $1.30. Lewis' Boston baked
beans,3 Ib.,$1.60; 2 lb., $1.40; Lima beans, $1.20.
at 11:45 o'clock ruled as follows: January, 8.02-03c.4
February, 8.08-10c.; March, 8.18-19c.; April, 8.26-27o."
May, 8.34c.; June, 8.41-42c.; July .47-48c.; August,
CANNED FBurTS.-Apples, 3 lb., $1.10; pie peaches.
3lb., $1.25; preserved peaches, 3 lb., $2; 2 lb., $1.y0.
CANNED MEATs.-Corn beef, 1 lb., $1.15; 2lb., $1.91;
roast, lib., $1.10; 2 lb., $1.95; chipped beef, Ilb.,
$2; lunch tongue, I lb., $3.50; 2 lb., $9.50; potted
tongue, X lb., $1.10; potted ham, q lb., 75c.; Eng-
lish brawn, Ilb., $1.30; 21lb., $1.90;. mince steak,
2 lb., $2.
CANNED SoUrS.-Ox t0ifl, I lb., $1.30; mulligatawny,
2 lb., $2.25; mutton, 2 lb., $2.20.
GRAIN AND FEED.-White corn, carlots, $1.55; less
than carlots, $1.65; mixed corn, carlots, $1.50; less
than carlots, $1.20; white oats, carlots, $2.00; less,
$2.05; mixed oats, carlots, $1.90; less, $1.65; Texas
R. P. oats,'55c.; wheat, $1.35; hay, carlots, $17 50;
less than carlots, $18; ground feed (corn and oats),
$1.50; feed meal, $1.25 per sack; 3 ton lots, $24 per
ton; bran, $18.50@19; middlings, $21; bright 0. S.
meal, carlots, $23; less than carlots, $24; dark
0. S. meal, $5 less; grits, $3.55@3; meal, $3.5034.
Beer Wines and Liquors.
BEER.-Joseph Schlitz' Milwaukee beer. 10 doz.
pts., Bohemian, $10.50; Budweiser, $11.50; Rhine-
gold, $12; Ponce De Leon, special, $12.50.
CASE LIQUORS.--Mount Vernon pure rye, 12 qts.,
$16; 24 pts., $17; 48 half pts., $18.50; Old Monogram,
12 bottles, $12.50; 24 pts., $15; 48 half pts., $16; Paul
Jones' Private Stock, 12 bottles; $10 in 5 case lots.
Old Yannissee whisky, 12 bottles, XXXX, $10.50
Spring 1886, $12.50.
CHAMPAGNE.-G. H. Mumm & Co.'s Extra Dry,
l2qts., $31; Pommery&Greno See, $33; Meet& Chanr
don (white seal), $30; Delbeck & Co.'s Extra Dry
and Vin Brut, $32; Veuve Clicquot, $33; 24 pts., $2
advance; Delmonico, half pts., 4 doz., $34.
RHINE WiNE.--Lmubenheimer, $7; Niersteiner, $8;
Liebfrauenmilch, $11.75; Hochheimer, $10.60
Johannisberger, $19.50; 24 pts., $1 advance.
CLARET.-Floirac, $7; St. Julien, $8.25; Pontet t
0anet, $12.50; Chat la Grange, $22; Chat la Rose,
$24; Chat Margaux, $27.50;OChatl!a Fite, $27.50; 24 pts.,
$1 advance. d
BITTERS.-Angostura, 24 pts., $18; Boker's, $12;
Orange, $9; Vermouth, $8.50; Booth's Gin, $10.50.
WHISKY.-Scotch, $13.50; Irish, $13.50; Hennessy
& Martel (* **), $18.
OCDEp.--Mott's, half bbls., $3.50. a
ALE.-Bass', $1.85 doz.; Guinness' stout, $1.85 doz.; p
Cantrell & Cochrane ginger ale, $1.35 doz.; Delatour
oda, $1,35 doz.; Schweppe's ginger ale and soda a
t1.25 doz., 10 doz. in cask. 6:
WATERS.-Hathorn, 4 doz., $6.50; Apo~linaris, 5; b
qts., $8.50; 1QO pts., $12; Hunyadi, 50 qts., $11.00.
LiQUOBS IN BULK.-Per gal., Paul Jones XXXX
$2.50; Silver Wedding rye, $3; Private Stock, $3.50
)ld Oscar Pepper Bourbon, $3.50; Old Monogram a
.5; Century, $2; Premium Eye or Bourbon, $1.50;
Pemartin & Co.'s sherry, $2.50@4; Sandeman & Co.'s v
port, $4@6; imported brandies, $6@8; California
wines, $1@1.50; domestic gin, $1.50@2.50; import
d Holland gin, $3.50@4.50; N. E. rum, $1.50@$2;
,fedford, $2.50@3; imported rum, $4@4.50; m I
orted Scotch and Irish, $4.50@6; Georgia and Mary
and peach and apple brandies, $203. C
Fruits and Nuts. N
Raisins, Dehesia clusters, per box, $2.50; 5 bxs., ca
2.00; new, fancy London layers, per box, $1.75;
bxs., $1.60; half box, $1.25; new, fancy, loose al
duscatels, per box, $1; new, fancy Sultanas, R
needless, per lb., 10c. Currants, new, 70 lb. bxs., ci
er lb., 5c.; less quantity, 6c. Citron, 25 lb. bxs., a
er lb., 15c.; 7 lb. bxs., 16c. Dates, new Persian,
0 lb. bxs., per lb, 5o.; new, Fard, 12 lb. bxs,, 9o.
igs, new layers, 12 lb. bxs., per lb., 14c. California Si

4 .,..;: .^
Time of AM tilrodse of

Trains "'ver'-t yoi~r


The Tropical Trunk Line-Jacksonville,
Tampa and Key West Ry.
South Bound-No. 23 leaves Jacksonville daily at
9 a. m.; Palatka, 10:55 a. m.; arrives at DeLand
at 1:32 p. m., at Sanford at 2 p. m., at
Brooksville at 6:40p. m., at Tampa at 6:40 p. m.
and at Punta Gorda at 10:35 p. m. Train No. 35
leaves Jacksonville at 12:50 p. m. daily, Palatka,
2:35 p. m.; arrives at DeLand at 4:50 p. m.,
Titusville at 7:30 p. m., Tavare# at 7:20 p. m. and
Tampa at 9:45 p. m. Train No. 15 leaves Jackson-
ville at 8:50 p. m. daily except Sunday, Palatka,
11.40 p. m.; arrives at Beresford at 2:40 a. m., San-
ford at 3:50 a. m. and Tampa at 1:05 p. m.
North Bound-No. 32 leaves Tampa daily at 8
p. m., Punta Gorda at 1:10 p. m., Sanford at 1:15
a. m., Palatka, 4:20 a. m.; arrives at Jacksonville
at 6:30 a.m. Train No. 78 leaves Tampa daily at
6:30 a. m., Sanford at 10:20 a. m., Titusville at
7:55 a. m.: arrives Jacksonville at 3 p. m. Train"
No. 212 leavesrSanford daily except Monday at
10:30 a. m.; arrives at Jacksonville at 5:45 p. m.
Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Indian
River Railway.
South Bound-No. eaves ac sonville daily at
8:50 a. m.; arrives at West Palm Beach
Train No. 73 leaves Jacksonville at 6:50 p. m.; ar-
rives at St. Augustine at 8:20 p. m. Train No. 25
,leaves Palatka daily except Sunday at 1:20 p.m.;
arrives at New Smyrna at 4:15 p. m.
North Bound-No. 72 leaves West Palm Beach
daily at 5 a. m.: arrives at Jacksonville at 6:40 p. m.
Train No. 24 leaves New Smyrna daily except Sun-
day at 6:55 a. m.; arrives at Palatka at 10:25 a.m.
Tram ino. 70 leaves St. Augustine daily at 7 a. m.;
arrives at Jacksonville at 8:30 a. m.
Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad
Leaves Jacksonv e daily at 7:00 a. m., 4:30 p. m.
for Savannah, Washington, Baltimore, Philadel-
phia, New York, and Boston, 6:30 p. m. daily
for Lake City and the north via Suwannee river
route and west to Tallahassee.
1 Arrives at Jacksonville daily at 10:15 a. m. and
9:35 p. m. from Boston, New York, Philadelphia,
Baltimore, Washington and Savannah;
For the South-Leaves Jacksonville daily at 9:30
a. m. and 9:45 p. m. for Hampton, Waldo, Gaines-
ville, Cedar Key, Hawthorne, Citra, Ocala, Wild-
wood, Leesburg, Tavares, Orlando, Winter Park
Owensboro, Dade City, Plant City, Tampa, points
on the Sanford and St. Petersburg railroad, Brai-
dentown, Manatee river and Key West and Havana
For the West and New Orleans-Leaves Jacksoh-
ville 9:30 a. m., with through sleepers.
For Tallahassee and Intermediate Points-Leaves
Jacksonville 6:30 p. m.
For the North via Suwannee River Route-Leaves
Jacksonville at 6:30 p. m. for Macon, Atlanta, Chat
tanooga, Nashville, Chicago, etc.
For Fernandina-Daily except Sunday, leaves "
Jacksonville 9:50 a. m.; Sunday, 8:30 a. m., and
daily at 4:30 p. m.
South Florida Division of the Savanna'h,
Florida and Western Railway.
South Bound-Trains leave Jacksonville at 9
a. m., 12:50 p. m. and 8:50 p. m.; arrive at Port Tam-
pa at 7:35 p. m., 10:25 p, m. and 1:45 p. m.
North Bound-Trains leave Port Tampa at 6 a. m.
and 7:20 p. m.; arrive at Jacksonville at 3 p. m. and
:30 a. m. Trains leave Jacksonville daily, north
bound, at 7 a. m., 3:20 p. m. and 7 p. m.
Savannah, Florida and Western Railway.
North, Bound-Trains leave Jacksonville at 7
. m., 3:20 p. m. and 7 p. m. daily.
The 7 a. m. train leaves for Savannah, Thomas-
ville, Charleston, Montgomery, Nashville, Mobile,
New Orleans, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Richmond,
Washington and New York.
The 3:20 p. m. train for Savannah, Charleston,
Richmond, Washington and New York.
The 7 p. m. train for Savannah, Thomasville*
,harleston, Montgomery, Mobile, New Orleans,
Tashville, Atlanta, Cincinnati, St. Louis and Chi-
Trains arrive at Jacksonville daily at 8:40 a. m.
nd 12:30 p.m. from New York, Washington and*
.ichmond, and 8:25 a-an. and 8:40 p. m. from Cin-
innati, Nashville, New Orleans, Atlanta, Savannah
nd Montgomery.
Jacksonville and Atlantic Railroad.
Trains leave Jacksonville: 10 a.m., 2, 5, and 7p. m.
sunday: 10 a.m., 2,,4, and 6 p.m.

General Produce.
Flour-The market is dull and flat, buyers hold
ing back for concessions. We quote ;sks and bbls)
Superfine spring, $1.75@2.10; superfine winter,
$1.75@2.10; No. 2 extra spring and winter, $1.90@
2.40; No. 1 extra spring and winter, $2@2.60; winter
clears, $2.35@2.60; spring clears, $2.15@2.50; spring
straights, $3@3.50; winter straights, $2.45@2.85; win
ter patents, $2.85@3.35; spring patents, $3.35@4;
city mills for West Indies, $3.40.
Wheat-Spot steady, with a fair demand, export-
ers taking 80,000 bu No. 2 red at 2'c under Decem-
ber afloat, and No. 3 do at 3@3c. under.
Corn-Trade on spot is dull and prices weaker
No. 2, 62%c in store, and 63%c afloat.
Oats-Trade on spot is quiet and prices unset-
tled. No. 2 white, 37Yc; No. 2 mixed, 343c.
Pork--Spot firm, with a moderate trade. Sales, 209
bbls. Quoted: Extra prime, $13@13.50; short clear,
$16@18; family, $16@16.50; mess, $15.50@16.
Butter-The market is quiet, but the supply of
really perfect quality, fresh creamery Western, is
small, and holders firm. Creamery, State and
Pennsylvania, fresh extras,'23%@24Yc; creamery,
Western extras, 24Y4c; creamery, Western seconds
to firsts, 18@22c; State dairy, half tubs, fresh ex-
tras, 22c; State dairy, half tubs or pails, seconds to
firsts, 17 @21c; Western imitation creamery, seconds
to firsts, 14@18c; Western dairy firsts, 16@17c; West-
ern dairy seconds, 144@15c; VWestern factory tubs,
extra, 15@15Yc; Western factory tubs, firsts, 14@
4%.; Western factory tubs, thirds to seconds, 13@
Molasses-Trading light, but the firmness of tone
s retained on valuations. New Orleans, open ket-
le, fair to good, 25@28c; prime to choice, 29@36c;
Barhadoes, jobbing, 25@26c; Porto Rico, jobbing,
Rice-The dealings were fair at full previous
prices. Domestic, ordinary to fair, 37/@4%c; good
o'prime, 4X@5%c; choice to fancy, 5%@5%c;
ead, 6@6ec: Patna, 4@4Yc; Patna in bond, 3
!c; Japan, 4 ..._ .
Sugars-Raws were steady, with a fair inquiry
t former prices. Centrifugal, 89 test, 2%c; Mus-
evado, 89 test, 3%c. Refined, quiet but steady,
n the basis of 4%@5c for granulated.
Chicago Market.
CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 17.-Wheat to-day was de-
ressed %c by the liquidation of Kennet-Hopkins
nd the New Yorkers, and the selling by Cudahy,
he news from California foreshadowing a big bulk
*ade, the slow and easier cables, and the 1,048 cars
nthe Northwest also had a demoralizing loffect
nd made the crowd so bearish that they oversold
n the break, when the visible supply came in,
showing only 6,000 bushels increase, whereas 1,-
)0,000 bushels had been exnpeted. Tt start a I




Quotations at the Hour of Closing at the
Great Exchanges in New York, Chicago,
Liverpool and Other Centers-Conditions
Ruling and Indications of Change.
NEW YorK, Sept. 17.-Offerings of stocks this
morning were in excess of the demand, and both
came about equally from professional traders.
The selling was for short accounts to a great ex-
tent, but there appeared also to be liquidation bY
recently bullish operators, who have become dis-
appointed at the absence of outside support to the
The pronounced weakness in Sugar at the open-
ing doubtless had some influence in shaping the
sentiment toward other stocks. Good judges of
the market also find a weak link in the quotations,
to which the bankrupt stocks have been advanced
in the recent upward movement. The folly of
supposing that the reorganization of any of the
company in question could be accomplished with-
out sacrifices and concessions by the junior se-
curities holders is so patent that it is strange it
should have reached the acceptance that it has
among a certain class.
Except in a few instances, the railway list sus-
tained no severe declines. The weakness and the
greater part of the activity were in the industrial
stocks. Considering the marked weakness in the
stocks, the legitimate list, and notably the granger
shares, might be described as steady.
London houses bought St. Paul, but their trans-
actions in other stocks were for both accounts.
The break in Distilling and Cattle Feeding devel-
oped only such rumors as usually attend the affairs
of the concern when the market for it is weak.
Chicago Gas, which had been the only strong
stock of the morning, weakened also in the after-
noon, probably in sympathy witn the declines in
its market colleagues on the speculating.
Am. Cotton Oil ....... 33/ Michigan Central... 98
Am. Sugar Refg .... 97g M., K. & T ........... 14Y
Am. Tob............. 102 M., K. & T.,pfd ..... 23
Am. Tob.i pfd....... .10814 Missouri Pacific ..... 29
&.. T. &S. F .......... 4% M.&O............... 19%
Ches. & Ohio ........ 20W Nashville & Chatt .. -
C., B. & Q ............ 75Y-, U. S. Cordage ........ 154
Chicago Gas ........70% U.S. Cordage, pfd... 27
C., M. & St. P .......65% Nat. Lead Co ......... 39%
C., R. I. & P .......... 64Y Nat. Lead Co., pfd.. 87
Dist. & Cattle Foed.. 101A N. Y. & N. E. 3d pfd 27
E. T., V. & G., 1 pfd. 18 New York Central...101f
E. T., V. & G., 2 pfd. 13 Norfolk & Wes ....... 8/
Erie .................. 15Y Norfolk & Wes., pfd. 25
Erie, pfd ............. 31 Northern Pac., pfd.. 18Y
General Electric ..... 381 Northwestern........ 103Y4
illinois Central ...... 93% Northwestern, pfd..141
Lake Erie & W ....... 17% Pacific Mail ......... 14%
Lake Erie & W., pfd. 73Y Reading .............. 19%
Lake Shore .... ..... 135% R. T., 5th ass. pfd... 18%
L. & N ................ 556 Texas Pacific ........ 10
L.,N.A.& 0C.......... 7% Union Pacific. ...... 12%
L.,N.A. & C>, pfd... 24 Western Union...... 90O
Manhattan Cons'd..118 W. & L. E.......... 12%
X.& O...............-- W. & L. E.. pfd ...... 44
Money Market.
11oney on call opened at 1 per cent; highest, 1;
lowest, 1; closing, 1. Time money at the opening
of the week is without change in features. As
demonstrated by Saturday's bank statement, the
,activity in demand is steadily increasing, but the
reserve is still so handsome in its proportions that
thewolume of offerings is undiminished. Rates,
2 pel cent for 60 days, 2% for 90 days, 3 for four
monhs, 3N for five months, 3Y@4 for longer
Mercantile paper is fairly active; the demand is
goo, but the supply does not grow rapidly larger,
and there are, consequently, no accumulations in
the dands of the brokers. Rates, 3@3% per cent
for indorsed bills, 4@4%c for high grade single
names, 44%c and upwards for others. Call money
in 4ndon Y per cent.
N(W York exchange was quoted to-day as follows
at te places named: Charleston, buying c;
selling, 1-16c premium; Savannah, buying, 1-16c;
selirg, par; San Francisco sight, 12%c; telegraph,
15c; ew Orleans Commercial, 75c discount; bank,
par; "Boston, 15c discount for cash; Chicago, 40c
to 50c,


How British Manufacturers
Regard t~e New Tariff.


Six Political Parties in Chicago-A Young
Criminal-"Hell in a Cottage"--Rich
Harvest by Thieves-Sale of Horse-
flesh-Use of School Property.

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 17.-A gentleman
of this city who has just returned from
a protracted visit to England and Scot-
land, where he talked with many of the
leading manufacturers, states that they
are greatly alarmed over tho progress
of the free trade ideas in this country.
They regard the present tariff law as
portending absolute free trade in a near
future if the Democrats continue to keep
control of the Government. By adopt-
ing the English plan of admitting free of
duty all the raw materials that enter
into the manufacture of goods, they see
that this country may become a most
formidable rival In all the great markets
of the world which are now chiefly sup-
plied by Great Britain, France, and
Germany. They fear a competition
which will be on equal grounds.
They believe that with free wool, coal,
iron, and lumber the United States can
produce manufactured articles cheaper
than any country in the world. They
acknowledge that we have a greater di-
versity of soil and climate, more kinds
of minerals, greater water power,
cheaper fuel, and more food than any
nation. They also give us credit for in-
ventive ingenuity, general intelligence,
and education above that of any coun-
try. They think we have simply been
hampered by restrictive laws which pre-
vented our obtaining materials as
cheaply as the English have. With
these restrictions removed, they believe
that we shall soon be able to undersell
any European nation in the markets of
Sopth America, Asia, and Africa, and
may be rivals at home.
Six Sets of Candidates.
Six political parties in this county
have nominated candidates to be vuted
for at the approaching election. As the
names of all these must appear on the
ballots that are used here, they will be
larger than a regulation bandana hand-
kerchief and somewhat smaller than a
bed blanket. The last political organi-
zation to preont a ticket was the Inde-
pendent American Party, which is an-
other name for the American Protective
Association. That it will receive a large
number of votes, and that they will be
chiefly drawn from the Republican Party
is generally believed. Most of the can-
didates of that party are objected to for
the reason that they are known as "pro-
fessional foreigners".
A boy only 6 years old was recently
detected at the corner of two principal
streets endeavoring to -pick the pockets
of persons standing on sidewalks. As
he slipped his hand Into the vest pocket
of a mah who was stepping for a car, an
officer arrested him. He endeavored to
resist the policeman, and refused to go
along with him. He struck and kicked,
and when taken up in his arms endeav-
ored to bite him. When taken to the
station, he refused to tell his name and
residence, but stated that he was only 6
years old. He only secured 1 cent by
his operation as pickpocket.
Duel at Twenty Paces.
Dominick Bonano, Canto Borko, Pas-
quate Louis, and Caroline Granace were
all children of Sunny Italy, residents of
Ew"ng Street, and each about 12 years of
age. One evening they were discussing
duels, and they decided to fight one. As
the two former had pistols they were as-
signed as principles, while the third was
to act as referee and the fourth as sur-
geon. Twenty paces were measured off
in the back alley, the parties put in po-
sition, and the signal given to fire.
SBorko fired first and Bonano fell to the
ground with a bullet in his brain. He
*was taken to a hospital, where he died
in a few hours. Borko run away, and if
he can contrive to get to his native coun-
try, will probably become a mountain
The Salvation Army continues to draw
crowds at its West Side Barracks by its
attractive and instructive exhibitions.
The last one wa~s a series of tableaux, the
first representing the house of a drunk-
ard, and called "Hell In a Cottage". The
second, the same place after it had been
visited by members of the Salvation
Army, and the third the home when the
husband and father had become reclaimed

and read the "War Cry" to the members
of hic happy family.
Pillaged a Locksmith's Residence.
Chicago thieves are no longer hard-
looking citizens, clad in rags, and fre-
quenting obscure streets at night time.
They are, to all appearances, gentlemen,
who limit their operations to avenues
and boulevards, and prosecute their in-
dustry by daylight. They call at fash-
ionable houses, often in carriages, walk
to the front door, and open it by means
of skeleton keys. They take the finest
articles they can find, carry them to their
carriage and drive off. If neighbors see
them, they presume they are members
of the family, or special friends. For
many wrieks they have been raiding
houses whose owners are away at pleas-
ure resorts. One of the fine residences
they pillaged belonged to a celebrated
locksmith and the inventor of a burglar
alarm, who had made a fortune fitting
up houses that would be proof against
thieves. Another way to gain access to
houses is to rent a room and occupy ,it
temporarily till the arrival of baggage.
During theday the time is improved by
visiting other rooms and appropriating
A gang of eight white men, two
women, and two Chinamen, who had
been engaged in house-breaking and
stealing in various parts of the city, was
recently arrested by officers stationed in
the southern part of the city. Six wagon-
loads of their plunder have been recov-
ered and more discovered. The men
were all fashionably dressed, and the
'women wore costly jewelry when ar-
rested. One of the Chinamen had a large
diamond on his shirt front. One of the
gang has made'a partial confession, in
which he states that i contains twenty-
;i three members. On the North Side,
highway robberies are frequent, one
woman and four men being held up and
relieved of their money and valuables in
one day.


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Cotton MYarket.
TWJ market for spot cotton in Liverpool this
mollaing cas reported dull at 1-ld decline in quo-
tations. lMiddling ur lands, 325-32d. Sates-10,000
bal<.' Future deliveries were easy at 3-64d de-
cliu,tr':',m Saturday's values. Frequent inter-
med'ate changes were subsequently advised, net-
. <~iiuaA--..H- I.js of point,_cQlsingbarely
9 *4r arkiEt for future deliveries opened steady
ar 67 p:,i.uLt, 31eline from Saturday's closing.
.las.-u hLe frzt ,:all, 16,800 bales. After the call
QnDmoderate activity the tone was steady, and with
SLijuadti.:>us within 1 point of the opening prices.
!jluotati.,us at11:45 o'clock ruled as follows: Septem-
ber. 6.53-54c; October, 6.52-53c; November, 6.57-58c;
December, 6.62-63c; January, 6.67-68c; February,
%73-74c; March, 6.79-80c; April, 6.85-86c; May,
W.91-93c; June, 6.97-98c. Transactions to 11:45 o'clock,
,.i, bales.
The Liverpool advices this morning were very
isappoiniing, and have caused a further sharp
decline in our. market. Liverpool is said to be
depressed by free offerings of actual cotton from
he Southern markets. The decline here has in-
quced the liquidation of recent purchases of long
cotton, aud the buying is by the short interest.
The weather in the South for the past forty-eight
iours has been more favorable. Some rain is re-
ported, but over a limited area, and generally
,ght. Receipts are on a decidedly larger scale than
ast year, but are materially higher than the large
rop years of 1890 and 1891. The port movement
o-day is estimated at 31,000 bales. Manchester re
jports yarns and cloths dull.
Future deliveries in New Orleans closed on Sat-
rday as follows; September, 6.24c; October,
6.22c; November, 6.29c; December, 6.37o; January,
6.42c; February, 6.46c; March, 6.52c; April, 6.57c;
May, 6.62c; June, 6.48c.
..` During the afternoon the market has continued
moa.erately active but weak in tone, and prices
have declined 3@4.points from quotations at 11:45
o'clock. Receipts at the ports are 31,000 bales,
against 15,000 last week and 19,000 last year,
The Southern markets are steady, with 1-16c de-
cline at New Orleans, Mobile, and Norfolk. The
spot market is quiet at Mc decline in quotations.
Middling uplands, 6Yd. Sales, 533 bales, and 200
bales delivered on contract. Transactions in fu-
tures to 2:30 o'clock, 108,000 bales. The latest
quotation for December in New Orleans is 6.27c.
which is the lowest; the highest is 6.31c. Receipts
at New Orleans to-morrow, 6,000 to 7,000 bales,
against 4,300 last year.


WRECK OF THE HAKON JARL. will go to Naples, and there the ship.will
One of the Sailors Tells of the Disaster in be met by the Secretary of the American
a Tar's Language. Embassy at Rome. He will take the
[SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN. 1 Italian relics and return them to Rome,
NEW YORK, N. Y., Sept. 17.-The Brit- also accompanied by a naval guard, and
ish steamship Mississippi arrived in also bearing a letter of thanks from the
port yesterday, having on board the of- President to the Pope.
fliers and crew of the Norwegian bark Having discharged *her mission of
Hakon Jark, an oil steamer, which was diplomacy and complied with all of the
abandoned September 10 in latitude amenities of the case, the Machias will
49.75 north, longitude 30.03 west. proceed by way of the Suez Canal to
The deserted vessel ran into a cyclone China, to watch American interests dur-
September 7 which lasted two days.' At ing the war.
the end of the blow the ship was found
to be leaking badly. Though the pumps SAN DOMINGO AND HAYTI.
were manned, several of them were dis- No New Outbreaks and Hippolyte Recov-
abled and the water gained rapidly. The ering His Health.
Hakon Jarl listed so far to port that she [SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN.
was almost on her beam ends, and it was NEW YORK, N. Y., Sept. 17. -The
about decided to take to the lifeboats steamship George W. Clyde, from Cape
when the Mississippi hove in sight and Haytien, brings news that there had
.took all the bark's crew aboard. The been, up to the time of her departure, no
wreck was left to drift. outbreak in San Domingo or Hayti.
The story of the unfortunate voyage is President Hippolyte, of the latter re-
told in rhyme by one of the rescued public, had sufficiently recovered his
crew, W. H. Thomas Lynch of Tennes- health to be about, and would probably
see, who dedicated the lines to Captain be entirely well shortly.
Pederson of the Hakon Jarl. The follow- The news of the attempted assassina-
ing verses express, in a tar's own tion of Hippolyte's married daughter was
language, the -sensation of stormy days confirmed, and several were said to have
at sea: been shot for the crime.
WRECK OF THE HAKON JABL. At San Domingo there had been a
On a bright day in early June, with a crew all hon- drunken row at a dance house, and eight
The Hakon Jarl left Greenock-town for a place be- men were stabbed. The police at first
yond the wave. thought a demonstration against the
The sailors all were Norsemen bold, except poor Government was being made, but after
i David and me; making a number of arrests, found their
He was a Swede from Christiana, I a Yank from' mistake.
Tennessee. mistake.
We were struck by a squall one morn, 'twas the
first day of September; Steamer Golden Gate Burned.
And if it was not h-- for the next eight days, I ISPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN. 1
don't think that I can remember. ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Sept. 17.-The
The windblew,andthe waves grew,untilit seemed passenger steamer Golden Gate, plying
they'd flood her;
When it was a week out, you could not sleep on between Longport and Ocean City, Cap-
board the old Norse scud der. tainR. S. Hollirger, was burned this
When night came on, the wind still rose, until it morning.
blew a northeasterly gale,
And the wind blew against the starboard side of WEATHER BULtETIN
the old Norse ship so frail.
On Sunday morning, at 1 o'clock, I woke up with a
snarl; The Weather Bureau furnishes the following ob-
For the water was pouring into my bunk on board servations, taken at the same moment of time (8'
the old tIakon Jarl. o'clock p. m., seventy-fifth meridian time) at the
The wind still blew, the waves rolled on, though stations named:
the sun shone bright and clear, DEPABTMRENT OF AGRICULTUBRE,
And everyone knew, unless help came, that all our WEATHER BUtBEAU,
graves were near. JAOKSONVILLE. FLA.. Sept. 17.
All that Monday and Monday night we kept the
pumps a-running,
For theater was six feel. in the hold, and more of .
it kept coming.
On Tuesday morning, at 7 o'clock, the chance came 00tos S
at last to leave her; Stations. 0 I | f '.
And the last timeI saw the Hakon Jar], I was on 0
board a noble steaer.
A heavy sea was running, and it was
with the utmost difficulty that a boat .. .
could be launched from the rescuing Atlanta........... Raining. 30.06 68 81 E 122.44
coO 8e luu i OAugustra ....... Cloudy. 30.10 74 86 S E *....
ship. When at last the attempt was suc- Bismarck........ Clear. 30.00 66 76 S 6....
cessfully made, the crew of the Hakon lBoston ........... Pt.loudy. 30.08 626 746 NE 6 .10
Buffalo ........... Pt. cloudy. 30.08 66 74 N E 6 ..,..
Jarl were quickly transferred-. They Charleston...... Cloudy. 30.08 78 84 S 8 T
saved nothing but what they stood in. Chicago. ........ Pt. clouy., 30.12 64 66 N E 18 .
Cincinnati ....... Cloudy. 30.04 68 80 6 .4i
The Hakon Jarl was of 491 tons regis- Cleveland....... Pt. cloudy. 30.08 66 70 NE 8....
ter, built at Grimstadt in 1866, and was Davenport Cloudy. 30.14 62 60 N 8 T
pryisue.Dodge City ...... Clear. 30.18 68 76 8 E 8 ....
partly insured. Galveston ..... .. Clear. 29.98 82 88 NE 6 .50
Indianapolis .... Pt, cloudy. 30.04 68 80 E ....
TO RETURN THE RELICS. Jacksonville..... Pt. cloudy. 30.04 76 80 E 4 .29
---Jupiter.......... Raining. 30.04 80 86 S E *...
The Good Ship Machais Will Restore Kansas City..-... Cloudy. 30.20,66 74 N 6....
Them To Their Owners. Key West ........ Clear. 30.00 82 88 E *....
Them o e Owners. Memphis........ Clear. 30.02 78 86 NW *....
I SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN, I Montgomery.... Clear. 30.00 76 86 S E 6 .08
WASHIXGTON, D. C., Sept. 17.-The Nashville ........ Pt. cloudy. 30.02 72 80 SE .06
S New Orleans..... Clear. 29.96 80 08 E T
State Department is making prepara- New York........ Clear. 30.06 72 78 S ....
tions to return the Columbian relics ex- Norfolk.......... Pt. cloudy. 30,06 o70 86 w 6....
Omaha ........... Clear. .30,26 66 681 N *
hibited at the World's Fair to their own- Philadelphia.... Clear. 30.04 74 80 *
ers, with 11l of the formality befitting Pensacola........ Pt. cloudy- 29,96 78 84 E 10 .02
the occasion, and with every precaution Savannah........ Pt. cloudy. 30.06 72 76 NS 8 T64
St. Louis ......... Cloudy. 30.12 70 78 N, 8 T
,-necessary-'to their safe delivery. It is St. Paul.......... Pt.cloudy. 30.22 68 66SW ....
expected thar the United States steam. Tampa .......... Clear. 30.04 74 84 S E 1.08
Titusville........ Cloudy. 30.04 80 82 E 8 .46
ship Machais will be ready to rail from Vicksburg....... clear. 30.00 74 88 N .01
New York early next month. Washington.... CpSloudy. o30.06o 74 82 S 6 .02
The relics, which are now in this city, l .
will be taken to New York in the custody *-velocity of wind less than x similes per ho .
a .of the State Depart- T-Toosmalltomeasure.
ment, accompanied by a guard of ma- weather Oserva ns
rines from the barracks. The relies will c
be placed in the care of Captain Houston ,;
of the Machais, and the -vessel will sail 0
directly for Cadiz, Spain, where she will s -
be met by the Secretary of the American Timeof 0 ; i
Legation at Madrid. To this official will observation. .- |
be delivered those relics belonging to the 0 j | l
Spanish Government and a guard of M Er A.V S
marines and blue jackets from the a.m' ............ Cloudy. 30.09 78 74 85 S E 4 .0
Machias will accompany the Secretary of 8 p. m:.... ....... Lt. rain. 30.04 77 73 87 E 4 .29
Legation to the capital, where the relics Maximum temperature for the 24 hours, 80;
will be returned to the Spanish Govern- minimum temperature, 71.
meant, with a letter. from President SAM DATE LAST YEAR.
Cleveland to the Queen Regent, thank- Maximum temperature, 93; minimum tempera-
ing her, on behalf of the Government and ture. 74.
the people of the United States for the
loan of the articles. Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
When the guard returns, the' Machias World's Fair Highest Medal and Diploma.



Leading American and English Companies.

Your Business Solicited.

Refer to Patrons who have had Losses during the past
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18, 1894.


0 P tRf BR DWAY eral Appraiser T. S. Sharretts of Balti- I P H N TO W terior Departtt. They haunted the
more, sent to Collector Kilbreth of New corridors, and re on the spot at all
GOSSI fRO N A A York, holds that schedule K of the new times and seais to urge the claims of
tariff does not go into effect, as to the Dr. Williams, ;d they finally buckled
articles therein provided for, until Jan- on the persimpn and lugged it off by
Professional Foot Ball Will Be uary 1, 1895, but that all fabrics, manu- Walker Wants Full Charge of main force, he doctor received the
Pla d Thi Fal lfactured worsted, the hair of the camel, the Naval Academrny. appointment. he salary attached to
aye is goat, alpaca or other animals, is dutia- the position i3,500 per year. It cer-
ble under the McKinley act until that tainly looks aif a man could occasion-
date. ally purchase little bread out of such a
HARRY KING'S RAPID COURTSHIP. Women "highwaymen," and colored at CARLISLE AND THE TARIFF LAW. stipend, and roqld not necessarily be
that, is one of the sensations of the day. compelled toabsist on stones. In fact,
Dennis Rafferty, an uptown butcher, was some men wi that salary could enjoy a
He Met Mliss Abrams One Morning and held up on West Twenty-third Street He Finds Many Knots To Untie, and Will few of the mor luxuries, such as chew-
They Were Married the same Night. this morning by three women, and when Not Take a Vacation-TheDeath of Cap- ing tobaccoand a corn-cob pipe. Of
A a H he refused to deliver his money, one of tain Bridgman Deplored-A Nut course Mr. Atwood may regard this as
A Palatial Hotel for Riverside Drive. the negroes drew a razor and slashed his for Brother Astwood To Crack unworthy oiaention, but to a man who
Colored Women "Highwaymen". face, while the others rifled his pockets. or rotr Astwoo rack. supports a ife and eleven children on
Lucky Tammany Hall Contractors. $9 a week t) sum of $3,500 a year would
Next to being a bonanza king come the ISCIAL TO "N, T, CIZEN.1 cause him tregard the Count of Monte
[.ra'.< ATOTnru cmrzze..] Tammany Hall contractors. Commis- WASHINGTON, D. C., Sept. 17.-Secre- Cristo withisdain."
NEW YOK,N.Y., Sept. 17.-Tom sooner of Public Works Daly to-day try Herbert returned to Washington AFTER Q-ENS COUNT OFFICIALS.
Platt has made the following statement awarded about $340,000 worth of streetjuti mertoetu vr yt esing
in regard to Morton for Governor: paving contracts. In view of the fact just in time to settle a very interesting The Gr dury Willinvestigate Charges
-I am of the opinion now, as I have that the fall elections are not far distant, question in naval etiquette, in which the h uranibery AgainstiThem.
been all along, that Levi P. Morton is the sum will be a political benediction principal party concerned is Admiral oECIAL TO THE CITIZEN.T '
the strongest and most available man to and a blessing among the fortunate Walker. The question at issue is whether LONG ISAND CITY, N. Y., Sept. 17.-
lead the Republican hosts next Novem- Tammany Hall politicians. They are the Naval Academy shall continue under Judge Goretson to-day charged the
ld h pul ho~ts nex ~ovem- Contractors James Pollock, William F. the jurisdiction of the Navigation Bu- Grand Jui to investigate all-the of-
ber. Nothing has occurred here to Baird, John G. Smith, and H. H. McCul- reau of the Navy Department, as at ficials of Queens County. The Judge
change this view. Some of the best and lagh. Pollock managed to secure the present, or whether it shall not be placed said thathere were hints thrown about
ablest men in the party are now here, largest contract, being awarded the job pretty wh undrpthes sp nrviion of the that thecounty officials were being
and they all take the same view. He is of paving and regulating the granite directly under the supervision of thebribed., ad he wanted to have the Grand
the real choice of the people, and will blocks on twenty-one streets. This will Secretary of the Navy, as was the case Jury getft the bottom of the charge.
make a splendid executive. With a sat- give him $200,000 of.the whole amount, before the reorganization of the Depart- Judgelarretson said that if the news-
isfactory ticket in New York County, the Judge McAdam of the Superior Court meant in July, 1889. paper accounts of the alleged bribery
at ould win a great victoryto-day appointed ex-Judge Ernest Hall About two months ago Admiral were tri, indictments should be found
pary s a g ty. referee to take testimony in the pro- Walker was relieved of the command of against he guilty parties.
The first game of professional football ceedings brought by a majority of the the Pacific Station while at Honolulu,
between the New York team and the stockholders of the University Magazine Hawaii, and was ordered to Annapolis, Heviest Rain in Fifteen Years.
Longfellows of Brooklyn will be played Company for a voluntary dissolution Md., to duty as Superintendent of the [SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN. f
on the Polo grounds next Sunday. It of the same on the ground of its insolv- Naval Academy, to relieve Captain ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 17.-The heaviest
will simply be a practice game, but on ency. The minority opposed the disso- Pythian, whose four years' term at the rainfallin fifteen years fell here to-day.
October 1 the American League of Pro- lution, alleging that three-fifths of the Academy had expired. Admiral Walker Mrs. Irew Tye, wife of a prominent
fessional Football Clubs, composed of stock has been recently issued, has been in Washington for about three citizen was upset while crossing a small
teamso p roosntingl e wu or kroe ok- weeks, and until within the last two or creek 1 the suburbs and drowned.
teams representing New York, Brook- A TEN-YEAR-OLD HEROINE. three days, there was no doubt that he Corier-stone exercises at the Exposi-
lyn, Boston, Washington, Philadelphia, would take charge of the NavalAcademy. tion pounds have been postponed.
and Baltimore, will play their first Mrs. Sarah Ann Johnson's Granddaughter It has now developed, however, that
league game of the series, which will be- saves Her Life. he desires to have certain important TATIONAL LEAGUE GAMES.
gin in the East, and wind up in the [SPECIAL TO THE CIrZEi oN.
South late in December. The Now York PEARSALLS, L. I., Sept. 17-A thrilling changes made in the administrations Baltiore, New York, Cleveland, St. Louis,
eleven will practice every day this week. story comes from Long Island, near i noth gm ore noh eta nho d eiand Louisville win.
MTet,Courted and Married In a Day. Rockaway. The littie10-year-old grand- is nothing more nor less than the de- rSPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN.]
Loea, o te dMaort ec ad eau- ddaughter ofMIrs. Sarah Ann Johnson privation of a11 authority over the affairs Th standing of the different league teams is as
Long Beach, the most select and beau- of the academy by the Chief of the Bu- follows:
tiful sea beach resort around New York, of Lynnbrook, is the heroine of the reau of Navigation, an office at present Clubs. Won. Lost. Per cent
was the scene of one of the most rapid t countryside. She saved Mrs. held by Admiral Ramsay. The effect of Baltimore................. 83, 37 .692
matrimonial campaigns on record two Johnson from a horrible death on Satur- ch a change would be to give the Boston.. .... 77 43 .643
days ago. Harry B. King of this cfty urday last. oson....................7 3 .4
days ago. Harry B. King of this fy superintendent of the academy supreme Philadelphia.............. 68 50so .576
and Miss Estelle Abrams of Lynbrook, The family lives a short distance out jurisdiction over its affairs, subject on Brooklyn................. 65 5 .542
L. I, met, courted and married there all of the village, and keeps a cow. The ani- o t approval of the Secretary of the Cleveland ................. 61 57 .517
in one day. Nearly all the summer mal has always been considered harm- Na vy. i Chicatsburgo.................. 53 69 .434
guests had departed. Miss Abrams was lMes until lately. On the day in question Strained Relations the Cause. nc ti. .. 5 S
strolling on the beach when Mr. King Mrs Johnson went into the inclosure This action on the part of Admits1St.nLouis .................. 49 72 .405
came along and met his -fate. Every- where the cow is kept, when the animal Walker is taken by many of his cp4- Washington.............. 42 so80 .344
thing was all arranged before noon, and turned upon her, and drove its horns rades in the navy as a partial confirm Louisville................. 34 '85 .246
the couple took an afternoon train for into her body, and tossed her high in the tion of the rumors of strained relations / -
New York, where they were married, air. between: Admiral Walker and Admro Baltimore, lo; Pittsburg, 2.
and then returned to the bride's home Mrs. Johnson fell to the ground ter- Ramsay that have been in circulation [SPECIA To T CBZE.]
next day, where they received the pater- rlbly injured, and the infuriated cow for mauy months past. These offices PITTSBURG, Pa., Sept. 17.-The Balti-
nal blessing. made ready for another attack. Just are of the same grade, Admiral Waer more club took another hop-step-and-
President Cleveland's original candi- then Mrs. Johnson's granddaughter ranking Admiral Ramsay by only one jump toward the pennant for 1894 by
date for the United States Supreme came out of the house and heard her number in the list. winning both games from the home team
Court, is again before the public. George grandmother's cry for help. Snatching A singular feature of this case is Oat to-day. The home club did some good
H. H. Butler has begun proceedings in up a stick of wood, the brave little girl the order which Admiral Walker ow -fielding, but they could not hit the
the Supreme Court here to have the re- rushed into the inclosure and at the wishes to have revoked was issued Baltimore twirlers in either game.
port of W. H. Hornblower, as referee in cow. The animal turned away from the mainly through his instrument ty Score:
the matter of the dissolution of the firm old lady and prepared to attack the girl. when he held the office of the Chie of FIST GAME
of Prentlss & Butler, reviewed, on the The latter, however, never hesitated a the Bureau of Navigation. He ten itsuBalmore ......... ..... o 14 o0 11 0 o-10
ground that it is not consistent with the moment, but flew at the cow and rained thought that the affairs of, that inst Batteries-Pittsburg, Menafee and Weaver; Bal-
facts alleged in a complaint made by the blows with all her strength on the ani- tion were properly subject to the super- timore, Hemming and Robinson.
petitioner against his former partner, mal's head. The cow stood it fora vision of the bureau of which heVwas *Base hits-Pittsburg,6; Baltimore.18.
momet, ut t lst avein nd ent- 'Errors--Pittsburg, 2: Baltimore,,2.
Frederick P. Prentlss. moment, but at last gave in and went then at the head. The impressioob- Umpire-Btts. : Baltmore2
Illinois Central Extensions. away. rains that he stands very little chance
The Illinois Central, which lately se- By this time others in the house came of success in the present case. ca Baltimore, 4; Pittsburg, 1.
cured control of the Chesapeake, Ohio to the rescue, and the injured woman secretary Carlisle's vacation. The se'oud game resulted as fellows:
and Southwestern, with 400 miles of was taken out of the yard and into the It Was generally rumored to-d g.... ..... o 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0- 4
road, from Memphis to Louis v1, _AiouSf. No physic an was available, and Secretary Carlisle was about to le- .... Es randobinP0itts 0 0 0 0 0 0-1
now credited withjif'a---twDruggist E. W. Cald well was summoned. i.:T-B:,l.^^ and Robinson; Pitts-
now credited withe dressed the woans wounds It city for a few weeks' vacation, p ., .3 W,:.,r.
ding in o Iti *-Secretary Gresham had retuirue n linta.. --ri m.9 *.ittlbrg -
and Stnd Was found that one of the cows horns ecyretader tGhat hae oHt d
,ntere rs. Johnson's abdomen report is based on the theory t / :.h ;.-t.
sad inflicted a dangerous wound. Drug- been arranged that there IS / New York, 5; Chicago, 2.
ing less mIl, t Caldwell says that had the horn least one member of the Cat -ii.: ,r. ro THE CITIZEN.
all im netrated but a slight distance further, city at all times during the C'01 1 CNIA:.o, IIl., Sept. 17.-New York
has sho , F, t- ay'iga after an exciting fin,-
dencyhas Inho tud like a line te nothing would have saved the woman's recess. to-da piafter an exciting fin
ldency bIdn ftte ts7 would liket to life. As it is, she will recover. Secretary Gresham', dar iftn, ,. g_'Jh, ah they agot excited, and nearly let
St. Paul and Minneapolis, but the Rock the President's ideas in 1:+ n. I (the home teami win through their er-
Island may not be disposed to let its own WHALES IN THE GULF STREAM. tariff law made it natural that rorS. Score:
connection go. The sale of the Min- take Secretary Carlisle's .plafe 'i New Y.1ri.......... ..o 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1-05
neapolis and St. Louis on October 11 will The Bark Cromwell Takes a Twenty-five take important Carlisies in"theal- bic ... ..... ......... .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2C02-2
settle the question. Footer Off Charleston. preen important etii Eiather ChicAt o .............Y. 0, 0 ,Mee0n 0n 0arel 2h--
Tettesth nghouse Electric and ianu- [SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN. tratiol Of that law. thr te-NWHution -..rau.l Schriver.ei
facturing Company of Pennsylvania, NEW YORK, Sept. 7--Thi WardnLing Hamlin were to act as ,Asectary l y ..O,--Nw Y,,rk, ': Chicago, 2.
through its vice-president, George W. steamer Yumuri arrived this rorg absence of Mr. ta.liale, but was t he to,' Ue-LNuw:r.
Hebard, has commenced a suit in equity from Cuba. Captain H et act finally on any important question ol Cleveland, 12; Brooklyn, 6.
against the General Electric Company of that in latitude 36.25, longitude. 30 hed administration without the approval of [lPECIAL, TO THE CITIZEN, 6
New York for *alleged infringement of sighted and hailed the N 5w Bedfrrd Secretary Gresham. That is the wa[y CLEVEILAD, O., Sept. 17.-Hot drives,
the Shallenb.erger patent on electrical whaling bark Cromwell withl the story ran, but it is based altogether water two men were out, gave Cleveland
converters, now held by the complainants of oil and a recently killed whrde on false premises. Inasmuch ass Secretary the lead in the fifth to-day, and the vis-
An injunction until the suit is tried and twenty-five feet long on dor. 1 Carlisle does not purpose to take any va- itors could not overcome it. Score:
damages for back profits are asked for leviathan lay across the ship, ead cation, and will not be away more than Cleveland............... i o o 5 2 4 o o-r 2
by the complainant. the starboard and tail on the port rai. two or three days a t be a way m ot Broorlyn.,.............. 1 0 0 3 0 5 o0 02--6
A Two-Million Hotel. The whale must have been taken in t a necessary for Secretary Greshi- BatteriesColeveland, Sullivan and zimmer;
Ground will soon be broken on a plat about a line with Charleston, S. C.. about beat neese to superintend the Brooslyn, Kennedy and Kinalow.
of land at West One Hundred and Twen- forty-five miles off the coast. A wh m i an othe Treasury Department. Brl lsennedy and r oo 1nso .
tieth Street, near Riverside Drive, re- in that vicinity, and especiallya twen Mr- Carlisle finds himself too busy u Umpire-MQuaid.
cently purchased from the Peter Cooper five footer, is a very unusual occurrence. Mr. Ce knots in the tariff law even to U e-MC uaid.
estate for $285,000, and a large two-mil- Yesterday morning, about two hours tying thkng in te ta law e et stoo, 6; Boston, .
lion-dollar hotel erected thereon. As before the sighting of the whale, the tin o taked at hac Treasury Depart- tsP.3IAo TO T;BE'CITIZEN, .
this edifice will be nearly opposite Gen- Yumuri passed a school of whales which is so Stated at e a y ST. Louis, [ Sept. 17-The Bostons
eral Grant's tomb, it is likely that, if numbered about sixty. There were also ment. e o Briagman. lost the gaLme in the eighth inning to-
erected, the hotel will be largely patron- a schoolof grampuses sighted on the day h sorrow is expressed at the Navy day on clean hitting. Hawley was wild,
*dez before. What the whales are doing Muchsorrowis exresd athe yd on ceittd g Hawley was was
t ..t.. ver,, t, he sudden death of but received good support. Nichols was

145. yseyt Departmenu oyl ~ o.
The report that a racing association in that neighborhood is a mystery to the p ian late in command of hit hard in two innings. Score:
whichais a member of the Jockey Club, Yumurl's captain. When whales get as Captain Bridgman, late in eomman t n to innings. Score :
proposes to retire from the club at the far south as Block Island it is unusual, theBaitimnre, which occurred at Tacoina Boston.................. 0 1 0 1 1,2 0 0 0-5
end of the season, and race thereafter but when they get down into the Gulf on Friday last, from what is said to'baest.Louis ...........0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 *--6
eBatteries--Biston, Nichols and Ganzel; St. Louis,
under a license, is generally believed. It stream it is very surprising. Asiast one of the best officers in the service. Base hits-Baton, 7; st.Los, .
is explained that the association is dis- The whale on the ship had been split one of the best officers in the service Basehitrrors-Bostn, 2; St. Louis, 112.
satisfied with-the track officers furnished down the center, and the crew were He entered the navy in 1859 ; was at the Errore-HBost, 2; St. Louis, 2
by the Jopkey Club. busy, although it was Sunday, boiling Naval Academy in 1861, when oe entered Umpire-Hurt.
The Evening Sun (Dem.) says: Al- the blubber and stowing the oil in bar- active service, and was aboard ship Louisqle, 7; Washington, 6.
ready the Evening Sun (Dem.) showingays: Al- the rels below d cks a throughout the war, being promoted to [SPEAL TO, THE CITIZEN.]
ready the whitecaps are showing on the ha rels below decks a Lieutenancy in 1864, and serving in LoUISVILLI Ky., Sept. 17.-Seventy-
yet thought of takingepublican politics. No one haT OF TROOPS. most of the fights about Vicksburg. He five cranks, Tose faith in the home
causyet thought ruffles tweaking any sa il, be- VEMENT O TOOPS was made Lieutenant Commander in team had not ben frosted by its many
caused willhat ruffles the surface now has ifth Infantry at St Augustine To 1866, and Commander in 1876, cornm- reverses, weree warded to-day by see-
what, even in thinue onvention for a little Exchange with the Third Artillery. handed the ill-fated Kearsarge for some ing Louisville defeat Washington. The
while. It n isn thing more than fora slight [SECIklO TE CIT -. I years, and was promoted to his present game was won y timely hits and good
blow which will serve only to send the WASHINGTON, D. C., Sept. 17.-The rank in January, 1892. In June of that base running. 'he game was called at
other s along fasterve. Mr. Platt is to most important movement of troops year, he was given command of the Bal- the end of the srenth inning on account
othersod along skipper to permit the orton since the war was ordered by the War timbre. Doubt is expressed whether of darkness. S(re:
good a skipper tsail without the centerboard Department to-day. It is in accordance the disease was genuine Asiastic cholera. Louisvie................... 1 3 0 1 0 2 0- 7
yacht s in first-class oraer with whichhewill withthe new policy, of concentrating Secretary Herbert, who has just re- Washington....... .... .......1 o o o 1 0 4-6
is in first-class order with which he wi. troops as nearthe large cities as pos- turned from an extended tour of inspec- Batteries-Louisvili Knell and Cote; Washing-
Whenot stre Are the Preservers? sible tion ofthe va rious navy-yards on the ton, Haddock, Dugdaand McGunire.
The beautiful Dalisades of the classic The order regarding there movement of North Atlantic Coast, expressed satis- Basehbas--Loui 1 ]I: Washington, 8.
Hudson River are being palisades of tlished at the troops in Georgia and Florida is as faction at the quality and amount of Ers-Louisvie. Washington, 1.
Hudson rativer are being demolished at follows: work now in progress at the yards, and Umpire--Keefe.
the rate of 150,000 tonn Bennett's aEvening Tele- Third Artillery-ThirdRegiment, from particularly at New York and Norfolk. ,
Jgramaskes Gordon B ennett's Eveningh Ters Fort MdPherSon, Ga.; headquarters. The Secretary was much pleased with Awrded
ofthe Revolutionasks: Wher the NeDaugw York His- Lieutenant Colonel and two batteries, to the character of the work on the cruiser Highest Hononr-World' Fair.
otorica l Societyon, the park department of St. Francis Barracks, Fla. ; the Junior Raleigh, which is one of the four vessels
torical Society, thork that is department oand major and the two batteries to Jackson built at the Government navy-yards in *
the greaterNew York Society for that is e Promotion Barracks, La. The movements to take recent years. He found the ship corn- ,
the New York Soety for the Prom le under future orders through the pletein every detail,and a noble craft,
of American tch from London says Adjutant General's office. of which the Navy should be proud.
thA cablthe Bodispatch fngb roke Club offers a y330 The Infantry-Fifth Regiment, to be Abdu Negroes in Office.
pursthat the Bolingbroke Club offtween Plimmers and concentrate at Fort McPherson, Ga. Brother Astwoodl appears to have,
Corfeld, and will allow Plimmer 50 for The companies, (A), at Fort Leaven- overlooked at least one point," said a
expenses in coming from the United worth, Kan., and (F), Sam Houston, Tex., prominent Democrat,.,,when he makes
Eloquent John Swinton, of the edi-eheadquarters and remaining companies letter that Recorder of Deeds Taylor is
trial squent John Swinton, of the edi-New York Sun, who to move under future orders through the theonly u tegroholding an office suffi-
trwas reported to have been taken sud- Adjutant General's office. clently lucrative to provide.sustenaonc
denly ill while speaking at the meeting for either sCosul has evidently forgmuch les both.ten
of the Kossuth Monument Association, liles Will Soon Succeed Howard. The ex-consul has evidently forgotten
in Arlington Hall, St. Mark's Place, yes- SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN.7 an instance where hed rece WhYaided tohn
terday, when seen at his residence to- NEw YORK, N. Y., Sept. 17.*It was and abetted the, recorder.' When the
day,-said : "I am in the best of health. definitely announced to-day that Geineral question of a successor to Dr. Pmrvis as
day,.E ^ sad -I am~^ in.tS25Sto!of
I did not speak yesterday, though it was Nelson A. Miles would be transferred Iaedical Dire tor of eration by Sec- Hos-
my intention, but I was prevented from to Governor's Island here on the retire- pital came up for consideration by Sec-K
doingtsio byan accidet which required met of General Howard, which occurs rotary Smith, these genllemeu deter- MOST PERFEC ADB.
mv nresenae elsewhere. I was not ll, November 8. It is thought that General mined to hook on to it for their friendiF
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